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diviner

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noun di·vin·er \də-ˈvī-nər\

Simple Definition of diviner

  • : a person who uses special powers to predict future events

  • : a person who searches for water under the ground by using a special stick (called a divining rod)

Full Definition of diviner

  1. 1 :  a person who practices divination :  soothsayer

  2. 2 :  a person who divines the location of water or minerals

Examples of diviner

  1. Diviners foretold of the event.

  2. <somehow the diviner failed to foresee her own misfortunes with the law>



14th Century

First Known Use of diviner

14th century


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