Definition of chirognomy in English:


Line breaks: chir|ognomy
Pronunciation: /kʌɪˈrɒɡnəmi/

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[mass noun] rare
  • The supposed art of judging a person’s character by examining the lines and other features of the hand.


mid 19th century: from chiro-, after physiognomy.

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