oenomancy

Divination by wine

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • oenomancy — divination by studying appearance of wine Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oenomancy — /ˈinəmænsi/ (say eenuhmansee) noun the use of wine in determining omens. {Greek oino(s) wine + mancy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • oenomancy — oeˈnomancy noun Divination from the appearance of wine poured out in libations • • • Main Entry: ↑oen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oinomancy — (or oenomancy or œnomancy) is a form of divination conducted by examining patterns in wine. An ancient technique, oinomancy was performed by a priestess known as a Bacchante, and protected by Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. Oinomancy is still… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • oinomancy — See: oenomancy …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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