hieromancy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hiero- +‎ -mancy

Noun[edit]

hieromancy (uncountable)

  1. Divination by interpreting sacred objects, often used in sacrificial offerings. Similar to aruspicy.
    • 1973 Gibson Complete Illust. Bk Div. & Prophecy
      HIEROMANCY: Divination through various forms of sacrifice, or preparation for such, especially when performed by adepts in accordance with accepted rituals.

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