anubis


noun Egyptian Religion.

  1. the god of tombs and weigher of the hearts of the dead: represented as having the head of a jackal.

noun

  1. 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

jackal-headed god of Egyptian religion, from Greek Anoubis, from Egyptian Anpu.

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