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  • n. Divination by serpents, as for example by their manner of eating or by their coils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by serpents, as by their manner of eating, or by their coils.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of divining or predicting events by serpents, as by their manner of coiling themselves or of eating.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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