a manual of magic or witchcraft used by witches and sorcerers.

1850–60; < French, alteration of grammaire ‘grammar’ < Old French gramaire; see grammar Unabridged
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grimoire (ɡriːmˈwɑː)
a textbook of sorcery and magic
[C19: from French, altered from grammairegrammar; compare glamour]

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