Haruspicy with animals – Definition


The dictionaty definition of haruspicy is the examination ritual of the livers and entrails of sacrificied animals. The practiced is similar to hepatoscopy. It is a method of divination from animals victims of a sacrifice.

The origin of this ritual is the religion in ancient Rome.

  • The plural is haruspicies.
  • In latin is haruspicium
  • The word came from haruspic-, haruspex


The pronunciation of haruspicy is [həˈrəspəsē].


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