Definition of physiognomonics in English:

physiognomonics

Pronunciation /ˌfɪzɪəʊnəˈmɒnɪks/

noun

  • Physiognomy.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From physiognomonic see -ic. Compare post-classical Latin physiognomonica art of physiognomy, ancient Greek τὰ ϕυσιογνωμονικά, title of a treatise ascribed to Aristotle.