grimoire

noun

gri·​moire
grə̇mˈwär
plural -s
: a magician's manual for invoking demons and the spirits of the dead

Word History

Etymology

French, from Old French, alteration of gramaire grammar, grammar book, learned work, book of witchcraft

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“Grimoire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grimoire. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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