Definition of haruspex noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

haruspex

 noun
noun
NAmE//həˈrʌspɛks//
 
, NAmE//ˈhærəˌspɛks//
 
(pl. haruspices
NAmE//həˈrʌspəsiz//
 
)
 
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a religious official in ancient Rome who predicted the future or interpreted the meaning of events by examining the insides of birds or animals that had been sacrificed
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