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suovetaurilia

[ swoh-vi-taw-ril-ee-uh ]
/ ˌswoʊ vɪ tɔˈrɪl i ə /
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noun

(in ancient Rome) a sacrifice of a hog, a ram, and a bull.

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Origin of suovetaurilia

<Latin suovetaurīlia, equivalent to (s) swine + ove-, combining form of ovis sheep + taur(us) bull + -īlia noun use of neuter plural of -īlis denominal adj. suffix)
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