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catoptromancy

n.

"divination by means of a mirror," 1610s, from Latinized comb. form of Greek katoptron "mirror" (see catoptric) + -mancy.

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  • Catoptromancy was a species of divination performed by the aid of a mirror.

    The Mysteries of All Nations

    James Grant

  • Catoptromancy was a practice duly handed down from classical times.