Hydromantic Hy`dro*man"tic, a. [Cf. F. hydromantique.] Of or pertaining to divination by water. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydromantic — adjective Of or pertaining to hydromancy …   Wiktionary

  • hydromantic — hydromantˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hydro …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydromancy — hydromancer, n. hydromantic, adj. /huy dreuh man see/, n. divination by means of the motions or appearance of water. [1585 95; earlier hydromantie, cie ( < MF) LGk hydromanteía divination by water; r. ME ydromancye < MF ydromancie < L. See HYDRO… …   Universalium

  • hydromancy — /ˈhaɪdrəmænsi/ (say huydruhmansee) noun divination by means of water. {French hydromancie, from Late Latin hydromantīa, from Greek, from hydro hydro 1 + manteia divination} –hydromantic /haɪdrəˈmæntɪk/ (say huydruh mantik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • -mantic — a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in mancy: necromantic. * * * mantic adj combining form • • • Main Entry: ↑ mancy * * * comb. form in adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in mancy (such as… …   Useful english dictionary

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