palmist
noun Etymology: probably back-formation from palmistry Date: 1877 one who practices palmistry

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  • Palmist — Palmist, das Gemeine Eichhörnchen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • palmist — UK [ˈpɑːmɪst] / US [ˈpɑlmɪst] noun [countable] Word forms palmist : singular palmist plural palmists someone who claims to be able to tell you about your future by examining the lines on your hand. This activity is called palmistry …   English dictionary

  • palmist — palm|ist [ palmıst ] noun count someone who claims to be able to tell you about your future by examining the lines on your hand. This activity is called palmistry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Palmist — palminės tanagros statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Phaenicophilus angl. palm tanager vok. Palmist, m rus. пальмовая танагра, f pranc. tangara, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tanagriniai siauresnis terminas – juodavainikė… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • palmist — palmistry ► NOUN ▪ the supposed interpretation of a person s character or prediction of their future by examining the hand. DERIVATIVES palmist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • palmist — palm·ist (päʹmĭst) also palm·is·ter ( mĭ stər) n. One who practices palmistry.   [Probably back formation from palmistry.] * * * …   Universalium

  • palmist — noun A fortuneteller who uses palmistry. Syn: chiromancer, palmister …   Wiktionary

  • palmist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. spiritualist, clairvoyant, prophet; see fortuneteller …   English dictionary for students

  • palmist — palm|ist [ˈpa:mıst US ˈpa:m , ˈpa:lm ] n BrE someone who claims they can tell what will happen to a person by looking at the lines on the palm of their hand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • palmist — palm·ist || pÉ‘(l)mɪst /pɑːmɪst n. palm reader, one who predicts the future by reading the lines on the palms of hands …   English contemporary dictionary

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