meteoromancy

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek [script?] (meteoros, aerial phenomena) (e.g meteors, comets)

Noun[edit]

meteoromancy (uncountable)

  1. Divination by interpreting meteorological phenomena such as meteors.
    • 1855 Elihu Rich in Smedley et al. Occult Sci.
      The Romans are believed to have derived meteoromancy from Etruria.
    • 1973 Gibson Complete Illust. Bk Div. & Prophecy
      METEOROMANCY: A special branch of astromancy dealing with omens that pertain to shooting stars. Ancient Roman augurs included thunder, lightning, eclipses, ant other heavenly phenomena in such divinations.
    • 1983 Complete Bk Predictions
      Meteoromancy: Divination from meteors and shooting stars.

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