sciomancy

noun
sci·​o·​man·​cy | \ ˈsīəˌman(t)sē\
plural -es

Definition of sciomancy

: divination by consulting the shades of the dead

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First Known Use of sciomancy

1560, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sciomancy

Late Latin sciomantia, from Late Greek skiomanteia, from Greek ski- sci- + manteia -mancy

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