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  • n. Necromancy; magic involving death.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See necromancy.

Etymologies

From the Anglo-Norman nigremancie and the Middle French nigromancie, alterations of nigromance, after the Late Latin nigromantia, an alteration of the Classical Latin necromantīa, by association with niger ("black") (compare black art). (Wiktionary)

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