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  1. libanomancy(Noun)

    Divination by interpreting burning incense smoke. Started in Mesopotamia and later travelled to Egypt and Europe. A form of capnomancy.

  2. Origin: From Greek libanos, frankincense.


  1. Libanomancy

    Libanomancy is a divination primarily through observing and interpreting burning incense smoke, but which may include the way incense ash falls as well. Like most other methods of divination, during libanomancy a specific question must be asked. The incense smoke provides an answer, but the smoke must be interpreted by a diviner.


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