One entry found for oracle.
Main Entry: or·a·cle
Pronunciation: primarystressodotr-schwa-kschwal, primarystressär-
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English oracle "a person through whom a god speaks," from early French oracle (same meaning), from Latin oraculum (same meaning), from orare "to speak, pray" --related to ADORE, ORATION
1 : a person (as a priestess of ancient Greece) through whom a god is believed to speak
2 : the place where a god speaks through an oracle
3 : an answer given by an oracle
4 : a person giving wise or final decisions or advice


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