from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A species of divination performed by burning straws, etc., upon red-hot iron, and observing their bendings, figures, sparkling, and burning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Divination by burning straws on red-hot iron, and noting the manner of their burning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
divinationby studying the burningof strawson heated iron
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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.
New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.