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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to or being an ancient Egyptian vase, urn, or jar used to hold the viscera of an embalmed body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Canopus, an ancient city of Egypt. Also written Canobic.

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After Canopus 1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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