[ sib-uh-leen, -lahyn, -lin ]
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  1. of, resembling, or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic; oracular.

  2. mysterious; cryptic.

Origin of sibylline

First recorded in 1570–80; from Latin Sibyllīnus “pertaining to a sibyl”; see origin at sibyl, -ine1
  • Also si·byl·ic, si·byl·lic [si-bil-ik]. /sɪˈbɪl ɪk/.

Words Nearby sibylline Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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