chirography

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Etymology[edit]

chiro- +‎ -graphy

Noun[edit]

chirography (uncountable)

  1. calligraphy or penmanship
    • 1856, Edward Parrish, An Introduction to practical pharmacy
      A flourishing style of chirography is nowhere less in place than on a physician's prescription.
  2. The art of telling fortunes by examining the hand.

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