adjective see Canopus II

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  • canopic — canópic adj. m., pl. canopici; f. sg. canópică; pl. canópice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • canopic — adj. Phrases and idioms: Canopic jar (or vase) an urn used for holding the entrails of an embalmed body in an ancient Egyptian burial. Etymology: L Canopicus f. Canopus in ancient Egypt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canopic — /keuh noh pik, nop ik/, adj. pertaining to Canopus. [1875 80; < L Canopicus of CANOPUS; see IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • canopic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or originating from the ancient city of Canopus in northern Egypt …   Wiktionary

  • canòpic — ca|nò|pic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Canopic — adj. pertaining to Canopus (ancient Egyptian town; name of the second brightest star in the sky) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canopic — ca·no·pic …   English syllables

  • Canopic — /kəˈnoʊpɪk/ (say kuh nohpik) adjective denoting a vase used to hold the ashes of the dead. {Latin Canōpicus, from Canopus, an ancient city of Egypt} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Canopic chest — Canopic chests are cases, that the Ancient Egyptians used to contain the internal organs which were removed during the process of mummification. Although the first proven canopic burials date from the 4th Dynasty reign of Sneferu, there is… …   Wikipedia

  • Canopic (1903) — Canopic p1 Schiffsdaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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