Pronunciation: (hu-rus'peks, har'u-speks"), [key]
—pl. ha•rus•pi•cesPronunciation: (hu-rus'pu-sēz"). [key]
(in ancient Rome) one of a class of minor priests who practiced divination, esp. from the entrails of animals killed in sacrifice. Also,aruspex.
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