Meaning of alectromancy in English:

alectromancy

Pronunciation /əˈlɛktrəmansi/

noun

(also alectoromancy)

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;.