oneiromancy

noun
onei·​ro·​man·​cy | \ ō-ˈnī-rə-ˌman(t)-sē How to pronounce oneiromancy (audio) \

Definition of oneiromancy

: divination by means of dreams

First Known Use of oneiromancy

1652, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oneiromancy

Greek oneiros + English -mancy

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“Oneiromancy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oneiromancy. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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