entomomancy etymology

English word entomomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English entomo- (Insect.)

Detailed word origin of entomomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
entomo- English (eng) Insect.
entomomancy English (eng) Divination by the behaviour and appearance of insects. A form of augury.

Words with the same origin as entomomancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of entomo-
entomofauna entomogenous entomography entomoid entomolite entomopathogenic entomophagous entomophagy entomophile entomophilic entomophilous entomophobe entomophobia entomophyte entomotomy