Divination by smoke

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Capnomancy — Cap no*man cy, n. [Gr. kapno s smoke + mancy: cf. F. capnomancie.] Divination by means of the ascent or motion of smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capnomancy — /kapˈnō man si/ noun Divination by smoke ORIGIN: Gr kapnos smoke, and manteiā divination …   Useful english dictionary

  • capnomancy — noun Divination by interpreting smoke rising from a fire. A form of pyromancy. Diuination generally was done by diuers smoake, Capnomancy …   Wiktionary

  • capnomancy — divination by means of smoke Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • capnomancy — /ˈkæpnəmænsi/ (say kapnuhmansee) noun the study of smoke rising from a fire for divination. {New Latin capnomantia, from Greek kapnos smoke + mancy} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Numerology — is any study of the purported mystical relationship between a count or measurement and life. It has many systems and traditions and beliefs. Numerology and numerological divination by systems such as isopsephy were popular among early… …   Wikipedia

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