pyromancy

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py·ro·man·cy

 (pī′rə-măn′sē)
n.
Divination by fire or flames.

[Middle English piromance, from Old French pyromancie, from Late Latin pyromantīa, from Greek puromanteia : puro-, pyro- + -manteia, -mancy.]

py′ro·man′tic (-măn′tĭk) adj.

pyromancy

(ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) divination by fire or flames
ˈpyroˌmancer n
ˌpyroˈmantic adj

py•ro•man•cy

(ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si)

n.
divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire.
[1325–75; Middle English piromancie < Medieval Latin pyromantīa < Greek pyromanteía]
py′ro•man`cer, n.
py`ro•man′tic, adj.

pyromancy

a form of divination involving fire or flames.
See also: Divination, Fire

pyromancy

Divination by fire. There are many different forms, including, botanomancy, capnomancy, causinomancy, daphnomancy, halomancy, pyroscopy, and sideromancy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyromancy - divination by fire or flames
fortune telling, soothsaying, foretelling, divination - the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means