chiromancy etymology

English word chiromancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English chiro- (Chiropractics. Hand. Sign language.)

Detailed word origin of chiromancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
chiro- English (eng) Chiropractics. Hand. Sign language.
chiromancy English (eng) Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.

Words with the same origin as chiromancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy cyclomancy entomomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of chiro-
chirography chiromantic chiromegaly chiropody chirosophy chirospecific