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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a jar used in ancient Egyptian tombs to contain the intestines of a person who was mummified for burial; -- also called canopic vase.

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  • n. a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain entrails of an embalmed body

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