1. Something extraordinary, or out of the usual course of nature, from which omens are drawn; a portent; as, eclipses and meteors were anciently deemed
So many terrors, voices, prodigies,Milton.
May warn thee, as a sure foregoing sign.
2. Anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a
prodigy of learning.
3. A production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster.
Syn. -- Wonder; miracle; portent; marvel; monster.
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