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hydromancy

[hahy-druh-man-see] /ˈhaɪ drəˌmæn si/
noun
1.
divination by means of the motions or appearance of water.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; earlier hydromantie, -cie (< Middle French) ≪ Late Greek hydromanteía divination by water; replacing Middle English ydromancye < Middle French ydromancie < L. See hydro-1, -mancy
Related forms
hydromancer, noun
hydromantic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hydromancy

hydromancy

/ˈhaɪdrəʊˌmænsɪ/
noun
1.
divination by water
Derived Forms
hydromancer, noun
hydromantic, adjective
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