Osiris

Osiris

[oh-sahy-ris]
noun Egyptian Religion.
the king and judge of the dead, the husband and brother of Isis, and father (or brother) of Horus, killed by set but later resurrected (after Horus killed Set): usually depicted as a man, partly wrapped as a mummy, having a beard and wearing the atef-crown.

Osirian [oh-sahy-ree-uhn] , adjective
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Osiris (əʊˈsaɪrɪs)
 
n
an ancient Egyptian god, ruler of the underworld and judge of the dead
 
O'sirian
 
adj

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Osiris
name of a principal god of Egypt, judge of the dead, from L. Osiris, from Gk., from Egyptian Asar.
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