cartomancy

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French cartomancie. See card and -mancy.

Noun[edit]

cartomancy (uncountable)

  1. Fortune-telling using cards, as in tarot and Lenormand.
    • 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 91:
      These travelling magicians [...] rarely penetrated more deeply into magic than cartomancy, palmistry and the like.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]