ceromancy

noun ce·ro·man·cy \ˈsirəˌman(t)sē, ˈser-\

Definition of ceromancy

plural

-es

  1. :  divination from figures formed by melted wax in water

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Origin and Etymology of ceromancy

probably from French céromancie, from cér- cer- + -mancie -mancy


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