chemic

[ kem-ik ]
/ ˈkɛm ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to alchemy; alchemic.
of or relating to chemistry; chemical.

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Origin of chemic

1570–80; <Greek chēm(ía) alchemy + -ic; replacing chimic<Medieval Latin (al)chimicus
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