Pyromancy definitions

pī'rə-măn'sē
Divination by fire or flames.
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Alomancy, divination by salt, one type of which involves casting salt into a fire.
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Causinomancy, divination by burning (non-specific as to the object burned)
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Plastromancy, divination using turtle plastrons; in China, this was done by heating pits carved into them.
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Divination by the observation and interpretation of flames.
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Botanomancy, divination by burning plants.
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Daphnomancy (also, empyromancy), divination by burning laurel leaves.
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Scapulimancy, divination by scapulae; in Asia and North America, this was done pyromantically.
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Capnomancy, divination by smoke; light, thin smoke that rose straight up was a good omen; otherwise, a bad one.
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Osteomancy, divination using bones, one type of which involves heating to produce cracks.
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Sideromancy, divination by burning straw.
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Divination by fire; the use of fire to supernaturally gain information.
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The magical power of conjuring or controlling fire.
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Origin of pyromancy

Middle English piromance from Old French pyromancie from Late Latin pyromantīa from Greek puromanteia puro- pyro- -manteia -mancy