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chiromancy

[ kahy-ruh-man-see ]
/ ˈkaɪ rəˌmæn si /
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noun

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Origin of chiromancy

First recorded in 1520–30; chiro- + -mancy

OTHER WORDS FROM chiromancy

chi·ro·man·cer, nounchi·ro·man·tic, chi·ro·man·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chiromancy

chiromancy
/ (ˈkaɪrəˌmænsɪ) /

noun

another word for palmistry

Derived forms of chiromancy

chiromancer, noun
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