1. [ noun ] (religion) a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
Related terms: prophecy
2. [ noun ] (religion) an authoritative person who divines the future
Synonyms: prophet vaticinator seer
Related terms: diviner isaiah sibyl augur samuel prophetess prophesy vaticinate
3. [ noun ] (religion) a shrine where an oracular god is consulted
Related terms: shrine Temple_of_Apollo
Similar spelling:   orchil