divination by means of a finger

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Dactyliomancy — Dac*tyl i*o*man cy, n. [Gr. dakty lios + mancy.] Divination by means of finger rings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dactyliomancy — dac·tyl·i·o·man·cy …   English syllables

  • dactyliomancy — /dækˈtɪliəˌmænsi/ (say dak tileeuh.mansee) noun divination by means of a finger ring hung from a thread. Also, dactylomancy. {French dactyliomancie, from Greek dāktylios finger ring + mancie mancy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dactyliomancy — dakˈtilēəˌman(t)sē noun ( es) Etymology: probably from French dactyliomancie, from Greek daktylio dactylio + French mancie mancy : divination by means of finger rings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dactylomancy — Dac*tyl o*man cy, n. Dactyliomancy. [R.] Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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