from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The practice of judging someone's character, or telling their fortune, from studying their face or forehead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The study of physiognomy; the art of discovering the character of persons by their features, or the lines of the face.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The study of physiognomy; the art of discovering the character or the dispositions of men by their features or the lines of the face.
From Middle French metoposcopie, and its source, Late Latin metoposcopia, ultimately from Ancient Greek μέτωπον ("forehead"). (Wiktionary)