Sibylle



noun
1.
a female given name.
noun
1.
(in ancient Greece and Rome) any of a number of women believed to be oracles or prophetesses, one of the most famous being the sibyl of Cumae, who guided Aeneas through the underworld
2.
a witch, fortune-teller, or sorceress

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  • Sibyllic

    adjective 1. of, resembling, or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic; oracular. 2. mysterious; cryptic.

  • Sibylline

    adjective 1. of, resembling, or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic; oracular. 2. mysterious; cryptic.



  • Sibylline books

    plural noun 1. (in ancient Rome) a collection of prophetic sayings, supposedly bought from the Cumaean sibyl, bearing upon Roman policy and religion

  • Sic

    adverb, Latin. 1. so; thus: usually written parenthetically to denote that a word, phrase, passage, etc., that may appear strange or incorrect has been written intentionally or has been quoted verbatim: He signed his name as e. e. cummings (sic). verb (used with object), sicked or sicced [sikt] /sɪkt/ (Show IPA), sicking or siccing. 1. […]



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