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aruspex

[ uh-ruhs-peks ]
/ əˈrʌs pɛks /
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noun, plural a·rus·pi·ces [uh-ruhs-puh-seez]. /əˈrʌs pəˌsiz/.

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  • That the aruspex was not, indeed, pleased that the entrails should first have appeared mutilated and foul, and then too exuberant.

British Dictionary definitions for aruspex

aruspex
/ (əˈrʌspɛks) /

noun plural -pices (-pɪˌsiːz)

a variant spelling of haruspex
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