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 Canonicals.Cano’pus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cano’pic Vases.
 
Used by the Egyptian priests for the viscera of bodies embalmed, four vases being provided for each body. So called from Cano’pus, in Egypt, where they were first used.   1
 


 Canonicals.Cano’pus. 

 
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