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pyromancy

[ pahy-ruh-man-see ]
/ ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si /
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noun
divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire.
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Origin of pyromancy

1325–75; Middle English piromancie<Medieval Latin pyromantīa<Greek pyromanteía divination by fire. See pyro-, -mancy

OTHER WORDS FROM pyromancy

py·ro·man·cer, nounpy·ro·man·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyromancy

pyromancy
/ (ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ) /

noun
divination by fire or flames

Derived forms of pyromancy

pyromancer, nounpyromantic, adjective
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