One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Divination by fire or by signs derived from fire.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Gower (d. 1408), poet. From Middle French pyromance, piromance, pyromancie, pyromantie and its etymon post-classical Latin pyromantia from Hellenistic Greek πυρομαντεία (in a papyrus: the reading is doubtful) from ancient Greek πυρο- + -μαντεία.
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