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A sacred bull of the ancient Egyptians, revered as an intermediary between Ptah and humans.

[Latin Āpis, from Greek, from Egyptian ḥp.]


(Other Non-Christian Religions) (in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis


(ˈeɪ pɪs)

a sacred bull of ancient Egypt.
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