sciomancy

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sciomancy

(ˈsaɪəˌmænsɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) divination with the help of ghosts
[C17: via Latin from Greek skia ghost + -mancy]
ˈsciomancer n
ˌscioˈmantic adj
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sciomancy

a form of divination through communication with the spirits of the dead. — sciomantic, adj.
See also: Divination
fortunetelling through communication with the spirits of the dead. — sciomantic, adj.
See also: Ghosts
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