finger of Mercury

: the little finger that when long and straight is often held by palmists to indicate mental capacity for making use of talents and opportunities and power of expression especially in speaking

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from Mercury (planet)

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“Finger of Mercury.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finger%20of%20Mercury. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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