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extispex , ĭcis (also post-class. ‡
I.extispicus, i,Inscr. Orell. 2302), m. exta-specio, one who prophesies by inspecting the entrails of animals, a diviner, soothsayer (syn.: “augur, auspex, haruspex, hariolus, vates),Cic. Div. 2, 11, 26; 2, 18, 42; Varr. ap. Non. 16, 14.—Gen. plur.: extispicium, Att. ap. Non. 16, 11 (Rib. Trag. Rel. p. 190): extispicum, Poët. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 16, 29 (Trag. Rel. p. 247).
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