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Noun: oracle  or-u-kul or ó-ru-kul [N. Amer], ó-ru-kul [Brit]
  1. An authoritative person who divines the future
    - prophet, prophesier, seer, vaticinator
     
  2. A prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
     
  3. A shrine where an oracular god is consulted
     
  4. A person considered to be a source of great authority

Derived forms: oracles

Type of: divination, diviner, prophecy, shrine

Encyclopedia: Oracle, Arizona