Ceromancy



noun

divination by use of melted wax dropped into water
Word Origin

Greek ceros ‘wax’
n.

“divination by means of melted wax dripped in water” (the shapes supposedly previsioning a future spouse, etc.), 1650s, from French ceromancie, Medieval Latin ceromantia; see cere (n.) + -mancy.

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