tephramancy etymology

English word tephramancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English tephra

Detailed word origin of tephramancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
tephra English (eng) (geology) The solid material thrown into the air by a volcanic eruption that settles on the surrounding areas.
tephramancy English (eng) Divination by the ashes of an altar on which a victim has been sacrificed.

Words with the same origin as tephramancy

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 xylomancy zoomancy