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Astromancy

ˈastrəʊmansi

noun

divination by the stars, especially prehistoric and unorganised versions that formed the basis for later systems of astrology.

Derivatives

  • Astromantic | ˈastrəʊmantɪk | adjective
  • Astromancer | ˈastrəʊmansə | noun
  • Astromantically | ˈˈastrəʊmantɪkli | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the stars, combined with the suffix -mancy denoting a system of divination; meaning ‘divination by the stars.’ 
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