Meaning of ALKAHEST in English

ALKAHEST

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈal-kə-ˌhest ]

noun

Etymology: New Latin alchahest

Date: 1641

: the universal solvent believed by alchemists to exist

• al·ka·hes·tic ˌal-kə-ˈhes-tik adjective

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