suovetaurilia

suovetaurilia

[swoh-vi-taw-ril-ee-uh]
noun
(in ancient Rome) a sacrifice of a hog, a ram, and a bull.

Origin:
< Latin suovetaurīlia, equivalent to (s) swine + ove-, combining form of ovis sheep + taur(us) bull + -īlia noun use of neuter plural of -īlis denominal adj. suffix)

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