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divining rod

Syllabification: di·vin·ing rod

Definition of divining rod in English:

noun

A stick or rod used for dowsing.
Example sentences
  • Practice the ancient art of Dowsing with divining rods and the pendulum.
  • Our instrument is a divining rod, which should bend when placed over water.
  • Its wood is often fashioned into divining rods and in the case of horses, it is advisable for the rider to carry a whip made out of rowan.

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into Spanish
Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing