ophiomancy

n.

ancient art of divination by the movements of snakes, 1680s, from ophio- + -mancy. Related: Ophiomantic; ophiomancer.


Nearby words

  1. ophiolatry,
  2. ophiolite,
  3. ophiolite suite,
  4. ophiological,
  5. ophiology,
  6. ophiophagous,
  7. ophir,
  8. ophite,
  9. ophites,
  10. ophitic

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