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A'PIS, noun In mythology, an ox, worshiped in ancient Egypt, or a divinity or idol in the figure of an ox.

A'PIS, noun [Latin] In zoology, the bee, a genus of insects, of the order of hymenopters. The mouth has two jaws, and a proboscis infolded in a double sheath; the wings are four, the two foremost covering the hinder ones when at rest. The females and working bees have a sting.