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  • n. A book of instructions in the use of magic or alchemy, especially summoning demons.

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  • n. a manual of black magic (for invoking spirits and demons)

Etymologies

From Old French gramaire, from Ancient Greek γραμματικός (grammatikos, "knowing how to read and write"). See also grammar, glamour. (Wiktionary)

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  • More than a book of magic, it is a book of black magic, containing evil spells or spells of necromancy.

    February 7, 2007

  • February 7, 2007