pyromancy

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noun py·ro·man·cy \-ˌman(t)-sē\

Definition of pyromancy

  1. :  divination by means of fire or flames

Origin and Etymology of pyromancy

Middle English piromancie, from Medieval French, from Late Latin pyromantia, from Greek pyromanteia, from pyr fire + manteia divination — more at -mancy


First Known Use: 14th century


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