Canopic meaning

kə-nō'pĭk, -nŏp'ĭk
Of, relating to, or being an ancient Egyptian vase, urn, or jar used to hold the viscera of an embalmed body.
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Of, pertaining to, or originating from the ancient city of Canopus in northern Egypt.
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Origin of canopic

  • After Canopus
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition