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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Divination by use of salt. This is the origin for the superstition of spilled salt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See alomancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination in some manner by means of salt. Also written, less properly, alomancy.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek ἅλς (hals, "salt") + μαντεία (manteia, "divination") (Wiktionary)

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