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palmistry

noun palm·ist·ry \ˈpä-mə-strē, ˈpäl-, ˈp-, ˈpl-\

: the art or activity of looking at the lines on the palms of people's hands and telling them what will happen to them in the future

Full Definition of PALMISTRY

:  the art or practice of reading a person's character or future from the lines on the palms

Origin of PALMISTRY

Middle English pawmestry, probably from paume palm + maistrie mastery
First Known Use: 15th century

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