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haruspicy

[huh-ruhs-puh-see]
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noun
  1. divination by a haruspex.
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Also ha·rus·pi·ca·tion [huh-ruhs-pi-key-shuh n] /həˌrʌs pɪˈkeɪ ʃən/.

Origin of haruspicy

1560–70; < Latin haruspicium, equivalent to haruspic- (stem of haruspex) + -ium -ium
Related formsha·rus·pi·cal [huh-ruhs-pi-kuh l] /həˈrʌs pɪ kəl/, adjective
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