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aruspex


aruspex


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aruspex  \A*rus"pex\,  n.;  pl  {Aruspices}.  [L.  aruspex  or 
  haruspex.] 
  One  of  the  class  of  diviners  among  the  Etruscans  and  Romans, 
  who  foretold  events  by  the  inspection  of  the  entrails  of 
  victims  offered  on  the  altars  of  the  gods.