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Geber

[jee-ber]
noun
  1. Jabir ibn Hayyan, 8th-century a.d., Arab alchemist.
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Jabir ibn Hayyan

noun
  1. ?721–?815. Arab alchemist, whose many works enjoyed enormous esteem among later alchemists, such as Geber
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Geber

noun
  1. Latinized form of Jabir, assumed in honour of Jabir ibn Hayyan by a 14th-century alchemist, probably Spanish: he described the preparation of nitric and sulphuric acids
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