divination by excrement
Greek skat ‘excrement’
scatophagy sca·toph·a·gy (skā-tŏf’ə-jē) n. The eating of excrement. Also called coprophagy.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. examination of the feces for diagnostic purposes. scatoscopy sca·tos·co·py (skā-tŏs’kə-pē) n. Examination of the feces for diagnostic purposes.
noun, Jazz. 1. singing in which the singer substitutes improvised nonsense syllables for the words of a song, and tries to sound and phrase like a musical instrument.
noun 1. scat5 . noun 1. (in the Shetland and Orkney Islands) a crown tax, as for use of common lands. verb scats, scatting, scatted 1. (intransitive; usually imperative) (informal) to go away in haste noun 1. a type of jazz singing characterized by improvised vocal sounds instead of words verb scats, scatting, scatted 2. […]
verb (used with object) 1. to throw loosely about; distribute at irregular intervals: to scatter seeds. 2. to separate and drive off in various directions; disperse: to scatter a crowd. 3. Physics. to refract or diffract (light or other electromagnetic radiation) irregularly so as to diffuse in many directions. (of a medium) to diffuse or […]