Scapulimancy



or scapulomancy
[skap-yuh-luh-man-see] /ˈskæp yə ləˌmæn si/
noun
1.
divination of the future by observation of the cracking of a mammal’s scapula that has been heated by a fire or hot instrument.
noun

divination by shoulder blade bone that has been heated to cracked or burned state; also written scapulomancy , also called spatulamancy

See armomancy

See scapulomancy

See spatulamancy
Word Origin

scapula ‘shoulder blade’

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  • Scapulocostal syndrome

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