Divination using entrails

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Hieroscopy — Hi er*os co*py, n. [Gr. ieroskopi a divination; iero s sacred + ? to view.] Divination by inspection of entrails of victims offered in sacrifice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hieroscopy — /hī ə rosˈkə pi/ noun Hieromancy ORIGIN: Gr hieros sacred, and skopeein to look at …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

  • 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

  • hieromancy — n. Hieroscopy, divination by sacrifices …   New dictionary of synonyms

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