palmist[päˈmĭst] also palm·is·ter [-mĭ-stər]
This woman is a palmist.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Probably back-formation from palmistry.
Variant of palmistry
Origin: altered (by associated, association with palm) from Middle English paumestrie, probably contr. from paume, palm plush maistrie, mastery
- palmist noun
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