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capnomancy

n.

"divination by smoke," c.1600, from Latinized form of Greek kapnos "smoke" + -mancy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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  • Divination by means of smoke (Capnomancy) was in use among the ancients in their sacrifices.

    The Mysteries of All Nations

    James Grant


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