Etymology
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sibyl (n.)

"woman supposed to possess powers of prophecy, female soothsayer," c. 1200, from Old French sibile, from Latin Sibylla, from Greek Sibylla, name for any of several prophetesses consulted by ancient Greeks and Romans, of uncertain origin. Said to be from Doric Siobolla, from Attic Theoboule "divine wish."

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Definitions of sibyl

sibyl (n.)
a woman who tells fortunes;
sibyl (n.)
(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet;
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