noun, plural lit·u·i [lit-yoo-ahy]. /ˈlɪt yuˌaɪ/.
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Lituus, li-tū′us, n. an augur's staff with recurved top: a spiral of similar form.
The Roman lituus, the chief ensign of the augurs, became the crozier.History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science|John William Draper
Eckhel infers from the guttus and lituus on one of Sulla's coins that he was an Augur.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long
A Roman lituus, or clarion, was found near Tattershall Ferry.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood|J. Conway Walter