hieromancy etymology

English word hieromancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English hiero- (Holy, sacred.)

Detailed word origin of hieromancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
hiero- English (eng) Holy, sacred.
hieromancy English (eng) Divination by interpreting sacred objects, often used in sacrificial offerings. Similar to aruspicy.

Words with the same origin as hieromancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy entomomancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy ornithomancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of hiero-
hiermartyr hierocracy hierocratic hierogamy hierogram hierolatry hierology hieromartyr hieroscopy hierourgy