Definitions for ichthyomancy

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  1. ichthyomancy(Noun)

    Divination interpreting the appearance and behaviour of fish. A form of augury.

  2. ichthyomancy(Noun)

    Divination interpreting the entrails of fish. A form of aruspicy.

  3. Origin: from ichthyo- stem from ichthys, a "fish".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ichthyomancy(noun)

    divination by the heads or the entrails of fishes

  2. Origin: [Gr. 'ichqy`s, -y`os, a fish + -mancy: cf. F. ichthyomancie.]

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