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cephalomancy

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Etymology

Ancient Greek kephalos, "head".

Noun

Singular
cephalomancy

Plural
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cephalomancy (-)
  1. Divination by the study of the skull or head of a donkey or goat. Sometimes mentioned as the roasting of an ass's head on hot coals.

Quotations

  • 1931 Lock tr. de Givry Picture Museum of Sorcery
    Cephalomancy was divination by a donkey's head...

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