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haruspicy

[ huh-ruhs-puh-see ]
/ həˈrʌs pə si /
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noun
divination by a haruspex.
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Also a·rus·pi·cy [uh-ruhs-puh-see], /əˈrʌs pə si/, ha·rus·pi·ca·tion [huh-ruhs-pi-key-shuhn] /həˌrʌs pɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ .

Origin of haruspicy

First recorded in 1560–70; from Latin haruspicium, equivalent to haruspic- (stem of haruspex ) + -ium noun suffix; see -ium

OTHER WORDS FROM haruspicy

ha·rus·pi·cal [huh-ruhs-pi-kuhl], /həˈrʌs pɪ kəl/, adjective
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