Definition of Canopic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or originating from the ancient city of Canopus in northern Egypt. ¹



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Definition of Canopic

1. pertaining to an Egyptian jar [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canopic

canonizes
canonizing
canonries
canonry
canons
canonship
canonships
canoodle
canoodled
canoodler
canoodlers
canoodles
canoodling
canoodlings
canophilia
canopic (current term)
canopic jar
canopic jars
canopic vase
canopied
canopies
canopy
canopy bed
canopy beds
canopying
canopylike
canorous
canorously
canorousness
canorousnesses

Literary usage of Canopic

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1. Masks, Heads, and Faces: With Some Considerations Respecting the Rise and by Ellen Russell Emerson (1891)
"This personalization does not obtain in Egypt, where the human face, delineated on the canopic or head-vase, partakes of the gentle and dreamy sensuousness ..."

2. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"The line of demarcation, which separated this race from the neighbouring peoples, was formed on the West by the canopic branch of the Nile, ..."

3. The Tomb of Senebtisi at Lisht by Arthur C. Mace, Herbert Eustis Winlock (1916)
"... but enough has been mentioned already to show that at least as far as coffins and canopic boxes were concerned, one distinct and highly developed burial ..."

4. Hand-book for Travellers in Egypt: Including Descriptions of the Course of by John Gardner Wilkinson (1847)
"Monuments outside the canopic Gate. 9. Present Remains of Ancient Alexandria.. Its Size and Importance.. Inhabitants.. Climate, Lake Mareotis and Canals. ..."

5. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"... stood on the canal which anciently connected the canopic branch of the Nile with lake Mareotis *.] CLXIV. 429. ..."

6. Rambles in Egypt and Candia: With Details of the Military Power and by Charles Rochfort Scott (1837)
"Preparations for Travelling in the Delta—Choice of a Dress—Dragoman—Egyptian Money—Road to Rosetta—canopic branch of the Nile—Dreary Journey—Description of ..."

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