geomancer


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ge·o·man·cy

 (jē′ə-măn′sē)
n.
Divination by means of lines and figures or by geographic features.

[Middle English geomancie, from Medieval Latin geōmantia, from Late Greek geōmanteia, divination by signs from the earth : Greek geō-, geo- + Greek -manteia, -mancy.]

ge′o·man′cer n.
ge′o·man′tic (-tĭk) adj.
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Noun1.geomancer - one who practices geomancy
diviner - someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
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