Aleuromancy



(in ancient times) the use of flour as a means of divination.

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  • Aleurone

    protein granules (aleurone grains) found in a single layer of cells (aleurone layer) in the outermost portion of the endosperm. Historical Examples At present aleurone meal is a side product in starch factories. Woman under socialism August Bebel Within short, starch will become a side product of aleurone meal. Woman under socialism August Bebel The […]

  • Aleurone layer

    protein granules (aleurone grains) found in a single layer of cells (aleurone layer) in the outermost portion of the endosperm. Historical Examples Sucrose also augments in the aleurone layer, but starch is never formed in the aleurone cells. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4 Various noun the outer protein-rich layer of certain seeds, […]



  • Aleus

    a king of Tegea and the father of Amphidamas, Auge, Cepheus, and Lycurgus. Historical Examples If its fit for a littleary chap like tha reckons to be, it should be gooid enuff for a chap at keeps a Aleus at th’ moor end. Seets I’ Paris John Hartley But he was left in the city […]

  • Aleut

    Also, Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related physically and culturally to the Eskimos. the language of the Aleuts, distantly related to Eskimo: a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family. Contemporary Examples The commenter said Dodson is not a full-blooded member of any tribe […]



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