Genethlialogy
Genethlialogy Ge*neth`li*al"o*gy, n. [Gr. geneqlhalogi`a astrology; gene`qlh birth + lo`gos discourse.] Divination as to the destinies of one newly born; the act or art of casting nativities; astrology. [1913 Webster]

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