a combining form meaning “divination,” of the kind specified by the initial element: necromancy.
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Origin of -mancy
Middle English -manci
) <Old French -mancie
divination. See mantic
Words nearby -mancy
, Manchurian hemorrhagic fever
, man crush
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How to use -mancy in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for -mancy
n combining form
indicating divination of a particular kindchiromancy
Word Origin for -mancy
from Old French -mancie, from Latin -mantia, from Greek manteia soothsaying
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