scapulimancy


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Related to scapulimancy: Spatulamancy

scapulimancy

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scapulomancy

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) divination by way of the cracks of an animal's shoulder-blade that has been heated in a fire
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Cooper J.M., 1928, <<Northern Algonkian Scrying and Scapulimancy >>: 205-217, in Fetschrift.
The authors concluded that the natural lines guided the creation of the images in a manner related to Algonquian scapulimancy.