noun sci·o·man·cy \ˈsīəˌman(t)sē\

Definition of sciomancy



  1. :  divination by consulting the shades of the dead

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Origin and Etymology of sciomancy

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

First Known Use: 1560

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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