Mont

in chiromancy, is the technical word for the eminences at the roots of the fingers. That at the root of the

thumb is the Mont de Mars.

index finger is the Mont de Jupiter.

long finger is the Mont de Saturne.

ring finger is the Mont de Soleil.

little finger is the Mont de Venus.

There are two others: one between the thumb and index finger, called the Mont de Mercure, and one opposite called the Mont de Lune. (See Finger.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Mont from Fact Monster:

  • Ismael Montes - Montes, Ismael Montes, Ismael , 1861–1933, Bolivian statesman, president of Bolivia ...
  • Montana - Information on Montana — economy, government, culture, state map and flag, major cities, points of interest, famous residents, state motto, symbols, nicknames, and other trivia.
  • Monte Cinto - Cinto, Monte Cinto, Monte , peak, 8,891 ft (2,710 m) high, NW Corsica, France, NW of Corte. It is ...
  • Monte Corno - Corno, Monte Corno, Monte , highest peak of the Apennines, c.9,560 ft (2,910 m) high, in the Gran ...
  • Monte Viso - Viso, Monte Viso, Monte , or Monviso, peak, 12,602 ft (3,841 m) high, on the French-Italian border; ...

Related Content