verb (used without object), obnounced, obnouncing.
(in ancient Rome) to announce an unfavorable omen.

1735–45; < Latin obnūntiāre, equivalent to ob- ob- + nūntiāre to tell (nūnti(us) messenger + -āre infinitive suffix)

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