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spagyric

[spuh-jeer-ik]
adjective
  1. pertaining to or resembling alchemy; alchemic.
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Sometimes spa·gyr·i·cal.
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Historical Examples

  • Examine it by spagyric art, and you will find that it is nothing else than a nitrous salt, which is dilated in the water.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

    Charles Morton Aikman


British Dictionary definitions for spagyric

spagyric

spagyrical

adjective
  1. rare of or relating to alchemy
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Derived Formsspagyrically, adverb

Word Origin

C16: from New Latin spagiricus, probably coined by Paracelsus, of obscure origin
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