verb (used with object), prog·nos·ti·cat·ed, prog·nos·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), prog·nos·ti·cat·ed, prog·nos·ti·cat·ing.
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One Washington prognosticator, however, stands above the rest.
This pretty spotted little beetle was used formerly in the neighbourhood of Llanidloes as a prognosticator of the weather.Welsh Folk-Lore |Elias Owen
Two suns shone in the sky, prognosticator of still deeper frost.The Conquest |Eva Emery Dye
The Mole has long been recorded as a prognosticator of change of weather, before which it becomes very active.Eccentricities of the Animal Creation. |John Timbs
The prognosticator in these cases is deceived, because he is solely directed by the order of his indices.A Morning's Walk from London to Kew |Richard Phillips
A small sea-fowl which the natives of the Western Isles of Scotland trust in, as a prognosticator of the weather.The Sailor's Word-Book |William Henry Smyth