Meaning of Osiris
Pronunciation: (ō-sī'ris), [key]
— n. Egyptian Relig.
- the king and judge of the dead, the husband and brother of Isis, and father (or brother) of Horus, killed by Set but later resurrected (after Horus killed Set): usually depicted as a man, partly wrapped as a mummy, having a beard and wearing the atef-crown.
- osiris (Thesaurus)