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SIBYL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sibyl mean? 

SIBYL (noun)
  The noun SIBYL has 2 senses:

1. a woman who tells fortunes
2. (ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet

  Familiarity information: SIBYL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIBYL (noun)


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Meaning:

A woman who tells fortunes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("sibyl" is a kind of...):

fortune teller; fortuneteller (a person who foretells your personal future)


Sense 2sibyl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("sibyl" is a kind of...):

oracle; prophesier; prophet; seer; vaticinator (an authoritative person who divines the future)

Domain category:

antiquity (the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe)

Domain region:

Ellas; Greece; Hellenic Republic (a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil)

capital of Italy; Eternal City; Italian capital; Roma; Rome (capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire)


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