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oracle British & World English

A priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical antiquity

oracle English Thesaurus

Hercules consulted the oracle of Apollo

oracle oak British & World English

The oak Quercus× moreha, a natural hybrid native to California (also called Spanish oak).

poison oracle British & World English

(Among the Zande) a form of divination in which answers are inferred from the effects of poison on a person or animal.

oracle bones British & World English

Bones used in ancient China for divination