Definition of sibyl noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɪbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪbl//
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  1. 1in ancient times, a woman who was thought to be able to communicate messages from a god
  2. 2(literary) a woman who can predict the future
  3. Word Originfrom Old French Sibile or medieval Latin Sibilla, via Latin from Greek Sibulla.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sibyl