Divination by dice, astragalomancy.

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  • Astragalomancy — Occult portal Astragalomancy, also known as astragyromancy, is a form of divination that uses dice specially marked with letters and numbers. Originally, as with dice games, the dice were quadruped knucklebones or other small bones. Marked… …   Wikipedia

  • Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …   Wikipedia

  • astragalomancy — noun a) Divination by dice made from huckle bones. They have four flat sides and two round sides which were marked. b) Divination by throwing astragaloi (see etymology above) onto the pages of a picture book. Syn: astragyromancy …   Wiktionary

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