belomancy

noun bel·o·man·cy \ ˈbe-lə-ˌman(t)-sē \

Definition of belomancy

plural -es
: divination by drawing arrows at random from a container

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Origin and Etymology of belomancy

borrowed from New Latin belomantia, borrowed from Late Greek belomanteía “casting lots by shaking arrows from a quiver,” from Greek bélos “missile, dart, arrow” + -o--o- + -manteia-mancy


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