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[haw-ros-kuh-pee, hoh-]
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  1. Archaic. the casting or taking of horoscopes.
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Origin of horoscopy

First recorded in 1645–55; horoscope + -y3
Related formshor·o·scop·er [hawr-uh-skoh-per, hor-] /ˈhɔr əˌskoʊ pər, ˈhɒr-/, ho·ros·co·pist [haw-ros-kuh-pist, hoh-, hawr-uh-skoh-pist, hor-] /hɔˈrɒs kə pɪst, hoʊ-, ˈhɔr əˌskoʊ pɪst, ˈhɒr-/, noun
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Related Words for horoscopy

fascination, illusion, wizardry, necromancy, foreboding, augury, prediction, incantation, divination, astrology, trickery, thaumaturgy, witchcraft, alchemy, allurement, presage, soothsaying, power, enchantment, spell

British Dictionary definitions for horoscopy


noun plural -pies
  1. the casting and interpretation of horoscopes
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