botanomancy etymology

English word botanomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English botany

Detailed word origin of botanomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
botany English (eng) (countable) A botanical treatise or study, especially of a particular system of botany or that of a particular place.. (uncountable) The scientific study of plants, a branch of biology. Typically those disciplines that involve the whole plant.. The plant life of a geographical area.. The properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group.
botanomancy English (eng) Divination by plants. A form of pyromancy in which tree branches and/or leaves are burnt.. Tea-leaf reading, or tasseomancy.

Words with the same origin as botanomancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy entomomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of botany
archaeobotanically archaeobotanist botanical botanist botanize ethnobotanist geobotanist nonbotanist palaeobotanist paleobotanist