Definition of grimoire in English:
A book of magic spells and invocations.
- For years, I performed rituals from Pagan grimoires and read incantations to Bast, Diana / Artemis, and Hecate.
- Wandered into a bookstore yesterday and found this book by S.L. MacGregor Mathers, supposedly a grimoire he translated from original French and Latin of a manuscript in the Library of Paris in the early nineteen hundreds.
- She then set them down on a piece of white paper next to a bottle and flipped through her grimoire until she found the spell she wanted.
Mid 19th century: French, alteration of grammaire 'grammar'.
Definition of grimoire in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan