Definition of alectromancy in English:

alectromancy

(also alectoromancy)

noun

  • = alectryomancy.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Gaule (1603/4–1687), Church of England clergyman and author. Partly (i) from post-classical Latin alectromantia from ancient Greek ἀλέκτωρ cock + post-classical Latin -mantia;.

Pronunciation

alectromancy

/əˈlɛktrəmansi/