Definition of psephomancy in English:

psephomancy

noun

historical
  • Divination by drawing a number of small stones from a heap or vessel, the stones being previously marked with symbols which may be interpreted by the diviner.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From psepho- + -mancy.

Pronunciation

psephomancy

/ˈsiːfə(ʊ)mansi//ˈsɛfə(ʊ)mansi/