Definitions for "Sibyl"
A female fortune teller; a pythoness; a prophetess.
any of a number of women believed to be oracles or prophetesses, one of the most famous being the sibyl of Cumae, who guided Aeneas through the underwold
a woman who tells fortunes
A woman supposed to be endowed with a spirit of prophecy.
Greek legendary figure, an ecstatic woman who uttered (mostly gloomy) prophecies. Already an ancient figure by 500 BCE, she soon multiplied into at least ten manifestations: Persian, Libyan, Delphic, Cimmerian (in Italy), Erythrean, Samina, Cumean, Hellespontic (near Troy), Phrygian, and Tiburtine. Sometimes a Hebrew Sibyl is added as an eleventh.