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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Coming from, characteristic of, or relating to a sibyl.
  • adj. Prophetic; oracular.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a sibyl or female oracle, especially the Cumaean Sibyl and the Sibylline Books.
  • adj. Having oracle-like predicting powers, clairvoyant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the sibyls; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the sibyls or their productions; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls: as. sibylline leaves; sibylline oracles; sibylline verses.
  • Prophetical; especially, obscurely or enigmatically oracular; occult; cabalistic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a secret or hidden meaning
  • adj. resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy

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