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Origin of the name CANOPUS.
Etymology of the name CANOPUS.
Meaning of the baby name CANOPUS.

  

CANOPUS.  A Greco-Egyptian deity in the form of a human-headed vase, really that of the funereal god Amset, one of the four infernal deities who had charge of the viscera of the dead. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).  ... There are many traditions as to the origin of the name Canopus, the oldest, and perhaps the most authentic, being that the origin is Coptic and means "golden earth." (Popular Astronomy, v.23, 1915).

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