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oinomancy (ee" nuh MAN see) (s) (noun), oinomancies (pl)
Fortune telling with wine: Oinomancy dates from ancient Greece and Rome, when wine was poured as a libation, or an offering, to the gods in hopes that they would ensure a prosperous future for the worshippers.

Now, a modern survival of oinomancy is demonstrated when people drink wine to the health of others.

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