- Also Sarapis. a Greco-Egyptian deity combining the attributes of Osiris and Apis, identified in Egypt with the Ptolemies: later worshiped throughout the Greek and Roman empires.
- (italics) the British man-of-war captured by John Paul Jones in 1779.
- a Graeco-Egyptian god combining attributes of Apis and Osiris
god of the lower world, from Latin, from Greek Serapis, earlier Sarapis, from Egyptian User-hapi, literally “Osiris-Apis.”