Alomancy
Alomancy Al"o*man`cy, n. [Gr. ?, salt + -mancy: cf. F. alomancie, halomancie.] Divination by means of salt. [Spelt also {halomancy}.] --Morin. [1913 Webster]

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  • halomancy — Alomancy Al o*man cy, n. [Gr. ?, salt + mancy: cf. F. alomancie, halomancie.] Divination by means of salt. [Spelt also {halomancy}.] Morin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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