hepatoscopy definition

  • noun:
    • Divination by the liver of an animal or bird. The liver was divided in to sections, each part representing a deity, in addition to markings within these zones were important. A form of aruspicy.
    • Divination by examining the liver of pets.
    • Among the ancients, divination by inspection of this livers of pets.

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