Definitions

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  • n. Divination by interpreting burning incense smoke. Started in Mesopotamia and later travelled to Egypt and Europe. A form of capnomancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination by the burning of frankincense.

Etymologies

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From Greek libanos, frankincense.

Examples

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  • A unfolding frankincense smoke-curl revealed to me that libanomancy is not yet found on any of the divination or -mancy lists.

    January 4, 2012