Part of speech:
In the Bible, the sanctuary of the Temple.
A person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpreter through whom the will of a god is expressed.
One of a group of ancient Roman religious officials who foretold events by observing and interpreting signs and omens.
An augur of ancient Rome, especially one who interpreted omens derived from the observation of birds.
A skilled or clever person:
The chief spokeswoman of a movement or cause.
One of a number of women regarded as oracles or prophets by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The power to foresee
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