Apis

Apis (A`pis) , the sacred live bull of the Egyptians, the incarnation of Osiris; must be black all over the body, have a white triangular spot on the forehead, the figure of an eagle on the back, and under the tongue the image of a scarabæus; was at the end of 25 years drowned in a sacred fountain, had his body embalmed, and his mummy regarded as an object of worship.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

A`pion * Apocalyptic writings
An`ytus
Aos`ta
Apa`ches
Apel`les
Ap`ennines
Apes, Dead Sea
Aph`ides
Aphrodi`te
Api`cius
A`pion
A`pis
Apocalyptic writings
Apocrypha, The
Apol`da
Apollina`ris
Apollo
Apollodo`rus
Apollonius of Rhodes
Apollonius of Tyana
Apol`los
Apollyon

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Apis in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable