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  • n. Alternative form of alectryomancy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See alectryomancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as alectryomancy.


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  • Other sets of synonyms include, in addition to the aforementioned haruspicy and haruspication: caloptromancy and enoptromancy; spodomancy and tephramancy (or tephromancy); alectryomancy and alectoromancy; astromancy and sideromancy; crystallomancy and gastromancy; hieromancy and hieroscopy; necromancy and sciomancy; ornithomancy and orniscopy; and scapulimancy and omoplatoscopy.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2


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