chiromantic

chiromancy

[kahy-ruh-man-see]
noun

Origin:
1520–30; chiro- + -mancy

chiromancer, noun
chiromantic, chiromantical, adjective
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chiromancy (ˈkaɪrəˌmænsɪ)
 
n
another word for palmistry
 
'chiromancer
 
n

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chiromancy
"divination by the hand, palmistry," 1528, from Fr. chiromancie, from L. chiromantia, from Late Gk. kheiromanteia, from kheiro-, comb. form of kheir "hand" + -mantia (see -mancy).
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