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gri·moire

 (grəm-wär′)
n.
A book of magical knowledge, especially one containing spells.

[French, from Old French, from alteration (probably influenced by grimuche, grotesque figure, grimace, grimace kindred Old French words) of gramaire, grammar, the study of Latin literature; see grammar.]
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grimoire

(ɡriːmˈwɑː)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a textbook of sorcery and magic
[C19: from French, altered from grammaire grammar; compare glamour]
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Noun1.grimoire - a manual of black magic (for invoking spirits and demons)
manual - a small handbook
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