Astromancy

ˈastrəʊmansi

Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astromancy. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/astromancy. Last accessed: [date].

noun

divination by the stars, especially prehistoric and unorganised versions that formed the basis for later systems of astrology.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Astromantic | ˈastrəʊmantɪk | adjective
Astromancer | ˈastrəʊmansə | noun
Astromantically | ˈˈastrəʊmantɪkli | adverb

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the stars, combined with the suffix -mancy denoting a system of divination; meaning ‘divination by the stars.’

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