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In ancient Rome a religious official who observed natural signs, especially the behaviour of birds, interpreting these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval.

Recorded from late Middle English, the word comes from Latin, meaning ‘diviner’.

Subjects: Classical Studies — World History.

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