Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of divination by means of arrows, practised by the Scythians, Babylonians, Arabians, and other ancient peoples.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of divination anciently practiced by means of marked arrows drawn at random from a bag or quiver, the marks on the arrows drawn being supposed to foreshow the future.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun studying the flight of arrows, an act of divination used by the Greeks and Arabs. It is strongly forbidden in the Koran.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek βέλος (belos, "an arrow, dart") +‎ -mancy.

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    August 24, 2009