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alectryomancy

[ uh-lek-tree-uh-man-see ]
/ 蓹藞l蓻k tri 蓹藢m忙n si /
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noun
an ancient form of divination, using a rooster to select grains of food placed on letters of the alphabet.
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Fill in the blank: I can鈥檛 figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also a路lec路to路ro路man路cy [uh-lek-tuh-roh-man-see]. /蓹藞l蓻k t蓹 ro蕣藢m忙n si/.

Origin of alectryomancy

1675鈥85; <Greek alektry峁(n) rooster + -mancy

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