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aeromancy

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek aero, "air".

Noun

Singular
aeromancy

Plural
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aeromancy (-)
  1. Divination by use of atmospheric conditions.

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Quotations

  • "heromancy" -- OED, 1546
    "If these apparitions are in the Ayre, then it is called Aeromancie." -- Astrologaster, J. Melton, 1620
  • "Have you a mind, quoth Her Trippa, to have the truth of the matter yet more fully and amply disclosed unto you by..aeromancy, whereof Aristophanes in his Clouds maketh great estimation..?" -- Works of Rabelais III, 1951

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