sibylline

Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or like a sibyl.

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Usage examples "sibylline":

  1. Poplicola, upon consultation of the Sibylline books, sacrificing to Pluto, and renewing certain games commanded by Apollo, restored the city to more cheerful assurance in the gods, and then prepared against the menaces of men. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  2. These three samples of Sibylline poetry are to be found in Clemens above. - "A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.", Jacob Bryant.
  3. Her sibylline science extended no further. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.