palmistry

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

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English palmestrie, from Latin.

Noun[edit]

palmistry (usually uncountable, plural palmistries)

  1. Telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand; chiromancy
  2. A dexterous use or trick of the hand.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]