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Divination by means of a wand or rod, especially for discovering underground water or ores.

[Late Greek rhabdomanteia : Greek rhabdos, rod; see wer- in Indo-European roots + Greek -manteia, -mancy.]

rhab′do·man′cer n.
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Noun1.rhabdomancer - someone who uses a divining rod to find underground water
diviner - someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers