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(Alternative Belief Systems) the study of the hand in order to discern a person's nature or future events
the theories and activity of palmistry. — chirognomist, cheirognomist, n.See also: Hands
Divination using the palm of the hand but which also includes an analysis of hand shape, fingers and fingernails. It is also called chirology, chiromancy, and palmistry.