Definition of grimoire in English:

grimoire

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Pronunciation: /grɪmˈwɑː
 
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noun

  • A book of magic spells and invocations.
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    • 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.

Origin

mid 19th century: French, alteration of grammaire 'grammar'.

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