nigromancie

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Latin niger (black) + necromantīa (magic involving the dead)

Noun[edit]

nigromancie f (plural nigromancies)

  1. nigromancy (form of magic)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Latin niger (black) + necromantīa (magic involving the dead)

Noun[edit]

nigromancie f (oblique plural nigromancies, nominative singular nigromancie, nominative plural nigromancies)

  1. nigromancy (form of magic)
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      si savoit molt de nigromancie
      [She] knew a lot about nigromancy

Descendants[edit]