axinomancy

noun ax·in·o·man·cy \ˈaksənəˌmansē, akˈsin-\

Definition of axinomancy

plural

-es

  1. :  divination by means of the movements of an ax placed on a post

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Origin and Etymology of axinomancy

Latin axinomantia, from (assumed) Greek axinomanteia, from Greek axino- (from axinē axhead, ax) + manteia divination — more at ax, -mancy


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