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Meaning of "oenomancy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OENOMANCY

oenomancy  [ˈiːnəˌmænsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OENOMANCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oenomancy 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 OENOMANCY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oenomancy

Oinomancy

Oinomancy is a form of divination conducted by examining patterns in wine. An ancient technique, oinomancy was performed by a priestess known as a Bacchante, and protected by Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. Oinomancy is still practiced today, but is rare in the United States. Oinomancy could be performed in a number of ways: ▪ Wine is spilled on cloth or paper, and the resulting stains are studied. ▪ Cloth or paper is soaked or boiled in wine, and the resulting appearance of the material is studied. ▪ The appearance of wine being poured as an offering during a libation is studied. ▪ The sediment in the bottom of a glass or bottle of wine is studied. ▪ The physical features of wine are studied.

Definition of oenomancy in the English dictionary

The definition of oenomancy in the dictionary is a type of prophecy or foretelling that involves analysing wine and its qualities and characteristics.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OENOMANCY


belomancy
ˈbeləˌmænsɪ
bibliomancy
ˈbɪblɪəʊˌmænsɪ
cartomancy
ˈkɑːtəˌmænsɪ
chiromancy
ˈkaɪrəˌmænsɪ
cleromancy
ˈklerəˌmænsɪ
coscinomancy
ˈkɒsɪnəʊˌmænsɪ
dactyliomancy
dækˈtɪlɪəˌmænsɪ
geomancy
ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ
gyromancy
ˈdʒaɪrəˌmænsɪ
hieromancy
ˈhaɪərəˌmænsɪ
lampadomancy
ˈlæmpədəˌmænsɪ
lithomancy
ˈlɪθəˌmænsɪ
necromancy
ˈnɛkrəʊˌmænsɪ
pyromancy
ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ
rhabdomancy
ˈræbdəˌmænsɪ
scapulimancy
ˈskæpjʊləˌmænsɪ
scapulomancy
ˈskæpjʊləˌmænsɪ
sciomancy
ˈsaɪəˌmænsɪ
spodomancy
ˈspɒdəˌmænsɪ
zoomancy
ˈzəʊəˌmænsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OENOMANCY

oeil-de-boeuf
oeillade
oeils-de-boeuf
OEM
oenanthic
oenological
oenologist
oenology
oenomania
oenomel
oenometer
Oenone
oenophile
oenophilist
oenophily
oenothera
Oerlikon
oersted

WORDS THAT END LIKE OENOMANCY

adamancy
adiathermancy
aeromancy
athermancy
axinomancy
botanomancy
capnomancy
ceromancy
cheiromancy
crithomancy
crystallomancy
diathermancy
dormancy
fancy
gastromancy
hydromancy
myomancy
omphalomancy
ornithomancy
tephromancy
theomancy

Synonyms and antonyms of oenomancy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oenomancy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OENOMANCY

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The translations of oenomancy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oenomancy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

oenomancy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oenomancy
570 millions of speakers

English

oenomancy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oenomancy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oenomancy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oenomancy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oenomancy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oenomancy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oenomancy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oenomancy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oenomancy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oenomancy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oenomancy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oenomancy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oenomancy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oenomancy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उंदरावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oenomancy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oenomancy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oenomancy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oenomancy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oenomancy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oenomancy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oenomancy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oenomancy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oenomancy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oenomancy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OENOMANCY»

The term «oenomancy» is used very little and occupies the 170.016 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OENOMANCY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OENOMANCY»

Discover the use of oenomancy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oenomancy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oinomancy
An ancient technique, oinomancy was performed by a priestess known as a Bacchante, and protected by Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. Oinomancy is still practiced today, but is rare in the United States.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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The Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition
... assessing someone's charm odontalgia - A tooth ache odontomancy - Divination using teeth odontophobia - The fear of teeth odynophobia - A fear of pain oenomancy - Divination by wine oenophlygia - The state of being drunk oenophobia ...
Christopher Bird, 2010
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Robertson's Words for a Modern Age: A Cross Reference of ...
... divination by interpretating the eyes of certain human subjects. odontomancy, divination by interpreting aches and pains of the teeth or by other types of teeth examinations. oenomancy, divination by observing the colors and other features of ...
John G. Robertson, 1991
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An English-Welsh pronouncing dictionary: with an analysis of ...
... J ol, perthynol i chwydd gwyn [iad ; ysmig Oeiliad, il'-iad, s. gwinc, gwing, amrant- Oenomancy, ï-nom'-an-si, s. gwinarmes; dewiniaeth neu armes gwin Oeuopolist, i-nop'-o-list, s. gwinwerth- ydd, gwinfarsiandwr Oesophageal, ï-soff-ë' -jl-al, ...
Thomas Edwards, 1864
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Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions: Together with Death's Duell
wax into water, Ceromancy†; by currents, Bletonism; by the color and peculiarities of wine, Oenomancy†. 512.Omen -- N. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, augury, auspice; sign &c (indication) 550; harbinger &c (precursor) 64 ; yule candle†.
John Donne, William Henry Draper, Izaak Walton, 1926
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Sacred Places: How the Living Earth Seeks Our Friendship
... lithomancy (reading stones); moleosophy (examining moles on the body); oenomancy (watching the appearance of wine poured in libation); ophiomancy ( the behavior of snakes); spedomancy (studying ashes); uremancy (interpreting urine) ...
James Swan, 1990
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He Do the Time Police in Different Voices
"Once I even came to this very public house and attempted both oenomancy - using libations of wine - and gyromancy, being divination performed by walking in a circle until dizziness supervenes. And I want you to know that the conclusions ...
David Langford, 2003
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The Demon Dictionary Volume One: Know Your Enemy. Learn His ...
... we cannot seek communication with them. necyomancy Divination by examining the nervous system of a corpse. nephelomancy Fortune-telling by using the clouds as divinatory signs. oenomancy Divination by interpreting the appearance ...
Kimberly Daniels, 2013
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Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
See OCULAR, para 3. oenology,oenomancy. See the element oeno; for oenology cf VINE, para 2. oesophagus. See the element esophago. oestrous, oestrual,oestrus. See IRASCIBLE, para2. of and off(adv,hence adj—whence n— andprep).
Eric Partridge, 2006
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A Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire
Oenomancy: (OH-na-MAN-see) Divination by studying the appearance of wine. Offering: This is a presentation made to the God, Goddess or other deity representing a symbolic sacrifice or act of religious worship. The offering may be herbs, ...
Viktorija Briggs

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oenomancy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oenomancy>. Oct 2020 ».
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