tephromancy

n.

1650s, "divination by means of ashes," from Greek tephra "ashes" + manteia "divination," from mantis "prophet" (see mania).


Nearby words

  1. tephra,
  2. tephrite,
  3. tephritic,
  4. tephrochronology,
  5. tephroite,
  6. tepic,
  7. tepid,
  8. tepidly,
  9. tepp,
  10. teppan-yaki

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