Definition of rhabdomancy in English:

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rhabdomancy

Pronunciation: /ˈrabdəˌmansē/

noun

formal
Dowsing with a rod or stick.

Derivatives

rhabdomancer

Pronunciation: /ˈrabdəˌmansər/
noun

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Greek rhabdomanteia, from rhabdos 'rod'.

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Syllabification: rhab·do·man·cy

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