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A jackal-headed Egyptian god, the son of Osiris. He conducted the dead to the underworld.
[Latin Anūbis, from Greek Anoubis, from Egyptian jnpw.]
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(Other Non-Christian Religions) Egyptian myth a deity, a son of Osiris, who conducted the dead to judgment. He is represented as having a jackal's head and was identified by the Greeks with Hermes
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A•nu•bis(əˈnu bɪs, əˈnyu-)
the jackal-headed Egyptian god who guided the dead to judgment.
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