extispicy

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ex·tis·pi·cy

 (ĕks-tĭs′pĭ-sē)
n.
Divination by means of inspecting the entrails of sacrificed animals.

[From Latin extispicium, from extispex, extispic-, one who perform extispicy : Latin exta, entrails, viscera (perhaps contraction of *exsecta : ex-, ex- + secta, neuter pl. of sectus, past participle of secāre, to cut; see sek- in Indo-European roots) + -spex, one who sees; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

extispicy

haruspicy. — extispex, n. — extispicious, Obsolete, adj.
See also: Animals
haruspicy. — extispex, n.extispicious, adj.
See also: Divination