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alphitomancy

[al-fit-uh-man-see] /ælˈfɪt əˌmæn si/
noun
1.
the use of barley meal as a means of divination.
Origin of alphitomancy
1645-1655
1645-55; < Greek álphito(n) barley + -mancy, probably influenced by Greek alphitómantis one who divines from barley meal
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divination by barley meal or loaves of barley

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