oomancy

noun
oo·​man·​cy | \ ˈōəˌman(t)sē \
variants: or less commonly oomantia \ ˌōəˈmantēə \
plural oomancies also oomantias

Definition of oomancy

: divination by means of eggs

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History and Etymology for oomancy

oomancy from o- + -mancy; oomantia, New Latin, from o- + -mantia -mancy

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“Oomancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oomancy. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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