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