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Meaning of "crithomancy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRITHOMANCY

crithomancy  [ˈkrɪθəʊˌmænsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRITHOMANCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crithomancy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRITHOMANCY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crithomancy

Crithomancy

Crithomancy is a form of divination by the study of barley cakes in hope of drawing omens from them. The paste of cakes which are offered in sacrifice is closely examined, and the sought for answers are drawn from the flour which is spread upon them. The term crithomancy is also used for divination by cereal grains.

Definition of crithomancy in the English dictionary

The definition of crithomancy in the dictionary is a form of divination in which grain or meal used in a sacrifice is analysed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRITHOMANCY


aeromancy
ˈɛərəʊˌmænsɪ
axinomancy
ækˈsɪnəʊˌmænsɪ
bibliomancy
ˈbɪblɪəʊˌmænsɪ
botanomancy
ˈbɒtənəʊˌmænsɪ
capnomancy
ˈkæpnəʊˌmænsɪ
ceromancy
ˈsɪərəʊˌmænsɪ
coscinomancy
ˈkɒsɪnəʊˌmænsɪ
crystallomancy
ˈkrɪstələʊˌmænsɪ
gastromancy
ˈɡæstrəʊˌmænsɪ
geomancy
ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ
hydromancy
ˈhaɪdrəʊˌmænsɪ
myomancy
ˈmaɪəʊˌmænsɪ
necromancy
ˈnɛkrəʊˌmænsɪ
nigromancy
ˈnɪɡrəʊˌmænsɪ
omphalomancy
ˈɒmfələʊˌmænsɪ
oneiromancy
əʊˈnaɪərəʊˌmænsɪ
onychomancy
ˈɒnɪkəʊˌmænsɪ
ornithomancy
ˈɔːnɪθəʊˌmænsɪ
pyromancy
ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ
tephromancy
ˈtɛfrəʊˌmænsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRITHOMANCY

crit.
criteria
criterial
criterion
criterium
crith
crithidial
critic
critical
critical angle
critical apparatus
critical constants
critical damping
critical density
critical mass
critical path
critical path analysis
critical path method
critical period
critical point

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRITHOMANCY

adamancy
adiathermancy
athermancy
cartomancy
cheiromancy
chiromancy
cleromancy
dactyliomancy
diathermancy
dormancy
fancy
gyromancy
hieromancy
lampadomancy
lithomancy
oenomancy
rhabdomancy
scapulimancy
spodomancy
theomancy
zoomancy

Synonyms and antonyms of crithomancy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crithomancy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRITHOMANCY

Find out the translation of crithomancy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crithomancy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crithomancy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

crithomancy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crithomancy
570 millions of speakers

English

crithomancy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crithomancy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

crithomancy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

crithomancy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crithomancy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

crithomancy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crithomancy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crithomancy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

crithomancy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

crithomancy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

crithomancy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crithomancy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

crithomancy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலியாள் தியாகத்தின் மீது உணவைச் சிதறிவருவது கூறல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वात्रटिका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

crithomancy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crithomancy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

crithomancy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

crithomancy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crithomancy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

crithomancy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

crithomancy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

crithomancy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crithomancy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crithomancy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRITHOMANCY»

The term «crithomancy» is used very little and occupies the 163.940 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRITHOMANCY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «crithomancy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «crithomancy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crithomancy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRITHOMANCY»

Discover the use of crithomancy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crithomancy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Fortune-Telling Book: The Encyclopedia of Divination and ...
CRITHOMANCY;. CRITOMANCY. Divination by meal strewn over sacrificed animals. The meal was interpreted much as in other forms of divination, where the shapes it has assumed are seen and interpreted by the seer. Sometimes cakes and ...
Raymond Buckland, 2003
2
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, ...
Criihoman- CRITHOMANCY, a kind of divination, performed ed by considering the dough or matter of the cakes . 11 . offered in sacrifice, and the meal strewed over the vic- Criticism. tims (0 be j.j||e()< Hence, in regard they ordinarily used ...
3
Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and ...
Criticism Crithoman- CRITHOMANCY, a kind of divination, perform- '7 ed by considering the dough or matter of the cakes offered in sacrifice, and the meal strewed over the victims to be killed. Hence, in regard they ordinarily used barley- meal ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica, James Millar, 1810
4
Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, ...
CRITHOMANCY, / An ancient mode of divination, performed by inspecting the dough or cakes offered in sacrifice, and the meal strewed over the victims to be killed. Hence, because they used barley-meal in these ceremonies, this kind of ...
John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex), 1810
5
Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical ...
See Hardwicke, Annual Biography, 1856, p. 198. Crithomancy (Gr. irptd/;, barley, and pavreia, divination) was a 3pecies of fortune-telling by means of the dough of the barley-meal cakes used in sacrifice. Criticism, Biblical. We add a few items ...
John McClintock, James Strong, 1894
6
The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning ...
Spatulamuncy, by skins, bones, &c. Sciomuncy, by shadows. Astragalomuncy, by dice. Oinomancy, by wine. Sycomancy, by figs. Typomancy, by the coagulation of cheese. Alphilomancy, by meal, flour, or bran. Crithomancy, by grain or corn.
William Hone, 1832
7
The English Novelist; a Collection of Tales by the Most ...
... have been tried—Pyromancy — I-lydromaney— Theomancy— Psychomancy — Botonomancy— Oneicrornancy - Onomatomancy—Auromoney — Suphromancy— Canomancy— Cartomancy—Astragnlomancy - Crithomancy — Giromancy— ...
8
Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of ...
... Scy- omancy, by shadows; Aztragaiomancy, by dice; Oinomancy, by wine; Sycomancy, by figgs; Typomancy, by the coagulation of cheese ; Alphitomancy, by meal, flower, or branne ; Crithomancy, by grain or com ; Alectromancy, by cocks or ...
John Brand, sir Henry Ellis, 1842
9
Old maids; their varieties, characters, and conditions
... Botonomancy — Oneieromancy — Onomatomancy — Auromancy — Suphromancy — Canomancy — Cartomancy — Astragalomancy — Crithomancy — Giromancy — Lampadomancy ; with characts and periapts — love-powders and true- ...
Old maids, 1835
10
Your Religion Is False
The practice of Caodaism involves séances, ouija boards, the basket-with-beak technique, seer stones, lampadomancy, lecanomancy, libanomancy, cromniomancy, crithomancy, and the use of a large, vibrating egg. Caodaists are also ...
Joel Grus, 2009

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crithomancy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crithomancy>. Nov 2020 ».
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