Definition of ooscopy in English:

ooscopy

noun

rare
  • Divination from birds' eggs, an instance of this.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From Byzantine Greek ᾠοσκοπία inspection of eggs from ancient Greek ᾠο- + -σκοπία.

Pronunciation

ooscopy

/əʊˈɒskəpi/