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1) Apis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Apis, (a´pis) (KEY) , in Egyptian religion, sacred bull of Memphis, said to be the incarnation of Osiris or of Ptah. His worship spread throughout the Mediterranean...

2) Apis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A sacred bull of the ancient Egyptians, acting as an intermediary between Ptah and humans....

3) Sera'pis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Ptolemaic form of the Egyptian Osi ris. The word is a corruption of osor apis (dead apis, or rather "osirified apis"), a deity which had so many things in common...

4) A'pis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in Egyptian mythology, is the bull symbolical of the god Apis. It was not suffered to live more than twenty-five years, when it was sacrificed and buried in great...

5) apivorous. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Feeding on bees. Latin apis, bee + -vorous....

6) apian. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of bees. From Latin apis, bee....

7) honeybee. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of several social bees of the genus Apis that produce honey, especially A. mellifera, widely domesticated as a source of honey and beeswax....

8) apiculture. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The raising and care of bees for commercial or agricultural purposes. Latin apis, bee + culture.apiˇculturˇal -ADJECTIVEapiˇculturˇist -NOUN...

9) Serapis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Serapis, (sera´pis) (KEY) or Sarapis (sara´pis) (KEY) , Egyptian god whose devotees united the worship of the Apis bull and the god Osiris. His cult, which originated...

10) apio. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See arracacha. American Spanish, from Spanish, celery, from Latin apium, perhaps from apis, bee....

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