Egypt. Myth. a god of the lower world, whose cult spread to Greece and Rome
Origin of SerapisClassical Latin from Classical Greek osor?pis from Egyptian wsyr-?p, Osiris-Apis
An ancient Egyptian god of the underworld who combined characteristics of Osiris and Apis and was also worshiped in ancient Greece and Rome.
Origin of SerapisLatin Sarāpis, Serāpis from Greek Sarāpis from Egyptian wsrj-hp wsrj Osiris ; see Osiris . hp Apis