seeress
noun Date: 1845 a woman who predicts events or developments ; prophetess

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  • Seeress — Seer ess, n. A female seer; a prophetess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seeress — [sir′is, sē′ər is] n. a woman with the supposed power to foretell events or a person s destiny; prophetess …   English World dictionary

  • seeress — seer, seeress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. prophet, crystal gazer, clairvoyant; soothsayer, oracle. See prediction …   English dictionary for students

  • seeress — /sear is/, n. a woman who prophesies future events. [1835 45; SEER1 + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • seeress — noun A female seer …   Wiktionary

  • seeress — n. prophetess, female fortuneteller, female soothsayer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seeress — seer·ess …   English syllables

  • seeress — seer•ess [[t]ˈsɪər ɪs[/t]] n. use a woman who prophesies future events • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • seeress — ˈsirə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: seer (I) + ess : a female seer : prophetess …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Malloreon — is a five part fantasy book series written by David Eddings, which follows The Belgariad. The Malloreon is set in the same world as The Belgariad, but expands on several aspects of the setting, especially the eastern continent of Mallorea.… …   Wikipedia

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