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a form of divination by natural phenomena, especially from inspection of the entrails of animal sacrifices. Also called extispicy, haruspication. — haruspex, aruspex, n. — haruspical, adj.See also: Animals
a form of divination from lightning and other natural phenomena, but especially from inspection of the entrails of animal sacrifices. Also called extispicy. — haruspex, n. — haruspical, adj.See also: Divination
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Divination from the entrails of animals, one form of which is hepatoscopy; sometimes considered part of augury.
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