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aeromancy

(ˈɛərəʊˌmænsɪ)
n
the interpretation of the weather and atmospheric conditions to foretell the future
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aeromancy

1. divination from the state of the air or atmospheric conditions, sometimes limited to weather.
2. Humorous. weather forecasting. See also 124. DIVINATION.
See also: Atmosphere
1. the art or science of divination by means of the air or winds.
2. Humorous weather forecasting.
See also: Weather
1. the art or science of divination by means of the air or winds.
2. Humorous. weather forecasting. Cf. austromancy.
See also: Divination
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aeromancy

Divination by atmospheric conditions. There are several different forms, including austromancy, ceraunoscopy, chaomancy, and meteormancy.
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