alchemical

alchemical
[[t]ælke̱mɪk(ə)l[/t]]
ADJ: ADJ n
Alchemical means relating to the science of alchemy.

...alchemical experiments.

...Ruland's Alchemical Dictionary.


English dictionary. 2008.

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