Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. divination by pouring melted wax into water and interpreting the bubbles formed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by dropping melted wax in water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination from the forms assumed by drops of melted wax let fall into water.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (keros), "wax". (Wiktionary)

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  • a different type of waxing and waning

    August 24, 2009