geomancy

noun
geo·​man·​cy | \ ˈjē-ə-ˌman(t)-sē How to pronounce geomancy (audio) \

Definition of geomancy

: divination by means of figures or lines or geographic features

Other Words from geomancy

geomancer \ ˈjē-​ə-​ˌman(t)-​sər How to pronounce geomancer (audio) \ noun
geomantic \ ˌjē-​ə-​ˈman-​tik How to pronounce geomantic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of geomancy

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geomancy

Middle English geomancie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin geomantia, from Late Greek geōmanteia, from Greek geō- + -manteia -mancy

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