geomantic

geomancy

[jee-uh-man-see]
noun
divination by geographic features or by figures or lines.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Old French geomancieLate Greek geōmanteía. See geo-, -mancy

geomancer, noun
geomantic, adjective
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geomancy (ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ)
 
n
prophecy from the pattern made when a handful of earth is cast down or dots are drawn at random and connected with lines
 
'geomancer
 
n
 
geo'mantic
 
adj

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geomancy
"art of divination by means of signs derived from the earth," mid-14c., from Fr. geomancie, from L. geomantia, from late Gk. *geomanteia, from geo-, comb. form of ge "earth" + manteia "divination" (see -mancy).
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