haruspex definition

  • noun:
    • A priest in ancient Rome just who practiced divination by the examination regarding the entrails of creatures.
    • A soothsayer or priest in Ancient Rome (originally Etruscan) whom practiced divination by inspecting entrails.
    • among a course of minor priests or soothsayers in ancient Rome, of Etrurian origin, whoever function it was to inspect the entrails of victims killed in give up, and also by all of them, and by specific natural phenomena, to understand the will associated with gods.

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