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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to divination by examining entrails.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to the inspection of entrails for prognostication.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the inspection of entrails for the purpose of divination.


From Latin extispicium +‎ -ous. (Wiktionary)


  • In one of those marvellous "I don't think we know everything that happens to the information that we generate" moments, taggling pointed me to my extispicious page, presenting a graphical representation of all my tags.

    Archive 2005-06-01


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