divination by studying meteors

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  • Meteoromancy — Me te*or o*man cy, n. [Meteor + mancy : cf. F. m[ e]t[ e]oromancie.] A species of divination by atmospheric phenomena, chiefly by thunder and lightning, which was held in high estimation by the Romans. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meteoromancy — noun Divination by interpreting meteorological phenomena such as meteors. The Romans are believed to have derived meteoromancy from Etruria …   Wiktionary

  • meteoromancy — Divination using meteors …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • meteoromancy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …   Wikipedia

  • aeromancy — noun Divination by use of atmospheric conditions. If these apparitions are in the Ayre, then it is called Aeromancie. Astrologaster, J. Melton, 1620 See Also: austromancy, anemoscopy, nephomancy, ceraunoscopy, chaomancy, cometomancy, meteoromancy …   Wiktionary

  • Divination and Fortune-Telling — This list defines 163 terms for kinds of divination and fortune telling, ranging from very common (runes, tarot cards, or horoscopes) to extraordinarily rare. In fact, you won t believe the range of methods that people have developed to rip other …   Phrontistery dictionary

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