Complete Definition of "augury"

English

Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun|auguries

  1. A divination based on the appearance and behaviour of animals.
  2. context|by extension An omen or prediction; a foreboding.

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Synonyms
ailuromancy (cats)
alectryomancy (chickens)
arachnomancy (spiders)
entomomancy (insects)
hippomancy (horses)
ichthyomancy (fish)
myomancy (mice)
myrmomancy (ants)
ophiomancy (snakes)
zoomancy (any animal)

Translations
trans-top|divination based on the appearance and behaviour of animals
French: t+|fr|augure|m
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trans-top|an omen or prediction; a foreboding
French: t+|fr|augure|m
Italian: t+|it|augurio|m
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ttbc|Ido: auguro
ttbc|Interlingua: augurio
ttbc|Portuguese: agouro

Related terms
augur
auspice

Category:Divination

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