bibliomancy etymology

English word bibliomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English biblio- (Relating to books. Relating to the Bible.)

Detailed word origin of bibliomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
biblio- English (eng) Relating to books. Relating to the Bible.
bibliomancy English (eng) Divination by interpreting a passage chosen at random from a book, especially from the Bible.

Words with the same origin as bibliomancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy entomomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of biblio-
Bibliodrama abibliophobia biblioblog biblioclast bibliofilm bibliolater bibliolatrist bibliolatrous bibliolatry bibliological bibliomaniac bibliometry bibliomystery bibliophagy bibliophily bibliophobia bibliopoly bibliotherapy ethnobibliotherapy