Definition of Haruspices

1. Noun. (plural of haruspex) ¹



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Definition of Haruspices

1. haruspex [n] - See also: haruspex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haruspices

harts
harts clover
hartshorn
hartshorns
hartwort
hartworts
harum-scarum
harumph
harumphed
harumphing
harumphs
haruspex
haruspication
haruspications
haruspices (current term)
haruspicies
haruspicy
harvest
harvest-lice
harvest bug
harvest fly
harvest home
harvest mite
harvest mites
harvest moon
harvest mouse
harvest time
harvest times
harvestable

Literary usage of Haruspices

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1. A History of Rome: Amply Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings by Robert Fowler Leighton (1885)
"The Art of the haruspices was another peculiar form of Roman worship. It was of Etruscan origin, and on important occasions haruspices were often summoned ..."

2. A Manual of Roman Antiquities by Charles Anthon (1851)
"They originally came to Rome from Etruria, whence haruspices were often sent for by the Romans on important ..."

3. A manual of Roman antiquities by Thomas Swinburne Carr (1836)
"The doctrine of the haruspices (disciplina), being hereditary in families, was originally left to oral tradition ; but in the time of Cicero there existed ..."

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