Pronunciation: (ō'mun),[key] —n. 1. anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent.
2. a prognostic.
3. prophetic significance; presage: a bird of ill omen.
—v.t. 1. to be an omen of; portend.
2. to divine, as if from omens.