Aeromancy
Aeromancy A"["e]r*o*man`cy, n. [A["e]ro- + -mancy: cf. F. a['e]romancie.] Divination from the state of the air or from atmospheric substances; also, forecasting changes in the weather. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aeromancy — Approaching thunderstorm Aeromancy (from Greek aero, air , and manteia, divination ) is divination conducted by interpreting atmospheric conditions. Alternate spellings include Arologie, Aeriology and Aërology.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • aeromancy — aeromancer, n. aeromantic, adj. /air euh man see/, n. the prediction of future events from observation of weather conditions. [1350 1400; ME. See AERO , MANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • aeromancy — noun Divination by use of atmospheric conditions. If these apparitions are in the Ayre, then it is called Aeromancie. Astrologaster, J. Melton, 1620 See Also: austromancy, anemoscopy, nephomancy, ceraunoscopy, chaomancy, cometomancy, meteoromancy …   Wiktionary

  • aeromancy — divination by means of the weather Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aeromancy — aero·mancy …   English syllables

  • aeromancy — Divination using the air …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • aeromancy — /ˈɛərəmænsi/ (say airruhmansee) noun divination relating to the air and sky. {Old French *aeromancie, aeromaunce, from Late Greek aeromanteia. See aero , mancy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aeromancy —   n. divination by the state of the air; weather forecasting.    ♦ aeromantic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aeromancy — ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌman(t)sē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English aeromancie, alteration (influenced by Middle French aeromancie or Medieval Latin aeromantia) of aeromaunce, from (assumed) Middle French aeromance, from Medieval Latin aeromantia, from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …   Wikipedia

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