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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.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
From its derivation, as commonly accepted, it would mean divination by serpents, ophiomancy, but on the other hand it is never in this in the Scriptures.