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Found 2 items, similar to Sibylline.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: sibylline sibylline adj 1: resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; “the high priest's divinatory pronouncement”; “mantic powers”; “a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions” [syn: divinatory, mantic, sibyllic, vatic, vatical] 2: having a secret or hidden meaning; “cabalistic symbols engraved in stone”; “cryptic writings”; “thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements”- John Gunther [syn: cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptic, cryptical]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sibylline Sibylline \Sib"yl*line\, a. [L. sibyllinus.] Pertaining to the sibyls; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls. [1913 Webster] Sibylline books. (a) (Rom. Antiq.) Books or documents of prophecies in verse concerning the fate of the Roman empire, said to have been purchased by Tarquin the Proud from a sibyl. (b) Certain Jewish and early Christian writings purporting to have been prophetic and of sibylline origin. They date from 100 b. c. to a. d. 500. [1913 Webster]


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