oneiromancer


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o·nei·ro·man·cy

 (ō-nī′rə-măn′sē)
n.
The practice of predicting the future through interpretation of dreams.

[Greek oneiros, dream + -mancy.]

o·nei′ro·man′cer n.
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Noun1.oneiromancer - someone who divines through the interpretation of dreams
diviner - someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
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28 and the Deuteronomic series of three laws governing apostasy from a prophet or oneiromancer, a family member, or an entire city (Deut.
42 What does an oneiromancer use in attempts to foretell the future?
75) Nevertheless, during the first quarter of the sixteenth century there was an increase throughout Europe in people seeing visions or making predictions based on dreams,(76) and in popular culture the dream-book of the classical oneiromancer Artemidorus and its derivatives were widely consulted for dream interpretation.