astragalomancy etymology

English word astragalomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), Ancient Greek ἀστράγαλος

Detailed word origin of astragalomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
ἀστράγαλος Ancient Greek (grc)
astragalomancy English (eng) Divination by dice made from huckle-bones. They have four flat sides and two round sides which were marked.. Divination by throwing astragaloi (see etymology above) onto the pages of a picture book.. Simply divination by dice.

Words with the same origin as astragalomancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy entomomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy