Definition of Alectryomancy. Meaning of Alectryomancy. Synonyms of Alectryomancy

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Definition of Alectryomancy

Alectryomancy
Alectryomancy A*lec"try*o*man`cy, n. [Gr. ? cock + -mancy.] Divination by means of a cock and grains of corn placed on the letters of the alphabet, the letters being put together in the order in which the grains were eaten. --Amer. Cyc.

Meaning of Alectryomancy from wikipedia

- the movements of birds. Alectryomancy is also sacrificing a sacred rooster. The use of the sacred rooster through alectryomancy may be further understood...
- foresee, to be inspired by a god" and as a part of divination comes alectryomancy, which means rooster and divination respectively, with the intent of...
- flying ("ex avibus", Augury) and when feeding ("au****ium ex tripudiis", Alectryomancy). The hen ("gallina") gave a favourable omen ("au****ium ratum"), when...
- the ferocious Rajah. List of topics characterized as pseudoscience Alectryomancy Chironomia Digit ratio Guidonian hand Phrenology Reflexology Single...
- /əˈlɛktroʊmænsi/: by rooster sacrifice (Gr**** al****r, rooster + manteía, prophecy) alectryomancy/alectoromancy: by rooster divination → see theriomancy aleuromancy¹...
- seven depicted women gathered around a rooster pecking the grain, the alectryomancy which foretells a marriage in the near ****ure. The girls count the grains...
- The pullularius was the keeper of chickens used in alectryomancy, a form of public augury in ancient Rome. It was the job of the pullularius to throw...
- of divination all take their names from Cl****ical compounds, such as alectryomancy, divination by the pecking of chickens. Not all English writers have...
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