palmistry(redirected from hand interpretation)
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The practice or art of telling fortunes from the lines, marks, and patterns on the palms of the hands.
[Middle English palmestrie, from palme, paume, palm; see palm1.]
(Alternative Belief Systems) the process or art of interpreting character, telling fortunes, etc, by the configuration of lines, marks, and bumps on a person's hand. Also called: chiromancy
[C15 pawmestry, from paume palm1; the second element is unexplained]
ˈpalmist, ˈpalmister n
palm•is•try(ˈpɑ mə stri)
the art or practice of telling fortunes and interpreting character from the lines and configurations on the palm of a person's hand.
a form of divination involving analysis of the appearance of the hand, especially of its various lines. Also called chiromancy, cheiromancy.See also: Divination
the art of telling a person’s character, past, or future by the lines, marks, and mounts on his palms. Also called chiromancy. — palmist, 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 chirognomy, chirology, or chiromancy.
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palmistry[ˈpɑːmɪstrɪ] N → quiromancia f
n → Handliniendeutung f, → Handlesekunst f