Anubis

noun
Anu·​bis | \ ə-ˈnü-bəs How to pronounce Anubis (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of Anubis

: a jackal-headed god in Egyptian mythology who leads the dead to judgment

First Known Use of Anubis

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anubis

Latin, from Greek Anoubis, from Egyptian inpw

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“Anubis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anubis. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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