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- alectormancy (rare)
- alectromanchy (rare)
- alectromancy (showing elision)
- A form of divination in which the diviner observes a bird or birds (preferably the white rooster or cockerel) pecking at grain that the diviner has scattered on the ground.
- "Alectromancy, by Cooks [sic] or Pullen..." -- The Magastromancer xix, Gaule, 1652
form of divination in which the diviner observes a bird pecking at grain