ornithomancy etymology

English word ornithomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English ornitho- (Of or pertaining to birds.)

Detailed word origin of ornithomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
ornitho- English (eng) Of or pertaining to birds.
ornithomancy English (eng) Divination by means of birds, their flight, etc.

Words with the same origin as ornithomancy

Descendants of -mancy
aeromancy amniomancy anthracomancy arithmancy astragalomancy astromancy belomancy bibliomancy ceromancy chiromancy cyclomancy entomomancy hieromancy logomancy molybdomancy oneiromancy psychomancy selenomancy sideromancy spodomancy tasseomancy tephramancy xylomancy zoomancy
Descendants of ornitho-
ornithichnology ornithochory ornithogenic ornithogeography ornithoid ornitholite ornithomorph ornithonym ornithophagous ornithophilia ornithophilous ornithophily ornithophobe ornithophobia ornithopod ornithoscopy ornithosis ornithotic ornithotomy