Osiris


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O·si·ris

 (ō-sī′rĭs)
n. Mythology
The ancient Egyptian god whose annual death and resurrection personified the self-renewing vitality and fertility of nature.

[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.]

Osiris

(əʊˈsaɪrɪs)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) an ancient Egyptian god, ruler of the underworld and judge of the dead
Oˈsirian adj

O•si•ris

(oʊˈsaɪ rɪs)

n.
the Egyptian god and judge of the dead, husband and brother of Isis.
O•si′ri•an (-ri ən) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Osiris - Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the deadOsiris - Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the dead; husband and brother of Isis; father of Horus
Translations
Ozirisz
オシリス
Osíris
References in classic literature ?
After these appear'd A crew who under Names of old Renown, OSIRIS, ISIS, ORUS and their Train With monstrous shapes and sorceries abus'd Fanatic EGYPT and her Priests, to seek Thir wandring Gods disguis'd in brutish forms Rather then human.
Some heavenly days must have been intercalated somewhere, like those that Hermes won with dice of the Moon, that Osiris might be born.
before doubtless derived their idle tale of the child Osiris being
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