What does sibylline mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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


  1. sibylline(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a sibyl or female oracle, especially the Cumaean Sibyl and the Sibylline Books.

  2. sibylline(Adjective)

    Having oracle-like predicting powers, clairvoyant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sibylline(adj)

    pertaining to the sibyls; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls

  2. Origin: [L. sibyllinus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sibylline in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sibylline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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