Divination using fingernails

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Onychomancy — Onychomancy: fingernails analysis Onychomancy or variously onuchomancy, onychomantia, onycomancy, onymancy (from Greek onychos, fingernail , and manteia, fortune telling ) is an ancient form of divination using fingernails. It consists of… …   Wikipedia

  • Onychomancy — On y*cho*man cy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a finger nail + mancy: cf. F. onychomancie.] Divination by the nails. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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