Osiris meaning

ō-sī'rĭs
The ancient Egyptian god whose annual death and resurrection personified the self-renewing vitality and fertility of nature.
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The god of the lower world and judge of the dead, brother and husband of Isis.
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Origin of osiris

  • Latin Osīris from Greek from Egyptian wsjr perhaps originally js-jrt seat of the eye (of the sun) js- akin to jst seat jrt eye
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition