xylomancy etymology

English word xylomancy comes from English -mancy (Divination.), English xylo- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of xylomancy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mancy English (eng) Divination.
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
xylomancy English (eng) Divination by means of pieces of burning wood.

Words with the same origin as xylomancy

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 tephramancy zoomancy
Descendants of xylo-
concert xylophone xylarium xylocaine xylocarpous xylochemistry xylodextrin xylogenous xylography xyloid xyloketal xylolite xyloma xylometry xylophagy xylophilous xylophone xyloplastic xylopyranose xylopyrography xylorcin xyloretinite xylorutinoside xylostyptic xylotherapy xylotypographic