Definitions for sibylline
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divinatory, mantic, sibylline, sibyllic, vatic, vatical(adj)
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"
cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptic, cryptical, sibylline(adj)
having a secret or hidden meaning
"cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther
Of or pertaining to a sibyl or female oracle, especially the Cumaean Sibyl and the Sibylline Books.
Having oracle-like predicting powers, clairvoyant.
pertaining to the sibyls; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls
Origin: [L. sibyllinus.]
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