from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. divination using flour or flour-related products such as dough or cakes and fortune cookies
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Divination by means of flour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A method of divination by meal or flour, practised by the ancients.
From aleuro- (“wheat flour”) + -mancy (“divination”) (Wiktionary)
In a previous post I introduced you to the idea of divination by cheese (tyromancy) - and now I bring to you the alternative idea of aleuromancy (or alphitomancy) - or divination by bread (or a bread-like material).