Spagyric
Spagyric Spa*gyr"ic, Spagyrical Spa*gyr"ic*al, a. [LL. sparygicus, fr. Gr. ? to draw, to separate + ? to assemble; cf. F. spagirique.] Chemical; alchemical. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Spagyric — Spagyric, is a name given to the production of herbal medicines using alchemical procedures. These procedures involve fermentation, distillation and the extraction of mineral components from the ash of the plant. These processes were in use in… …   Wikipedia

  • Spagyric — Spa*gyr ic, n. A spagyrist. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spagyric — spa·gyr·ic (spə gîrʹĭk) also spa·gyr·i·cal ( ĭ kəl) adj. Relating to or resembling alchemy; alchemical.   [New Latin spagiricus, probably coined by Paracelsus.] * * * …   Universalium

  • spagyric — adjective Of or pertaining to alchemical methods of making herbal medicines, such as adding ash of a burned plant to an extract thereof. See Also: spagyrist …   Wiktionary

  • spagyric — Relating to the paracelsian or alchemical system of medicine, which stressed the treatment of disease by various types of chemical substances. [G. spao, to tear open, + ageiro, to collect] …   Medical dictionary

  • spagyric — /spəˈdʒɪrɪk/ (say spuh jirik) Rare –adjective 1. relating to alchemy. –noun 2. an alchemist. {New Latin spagiricus; probably coined by Paracelsus, 1493?–1541} –spagyrist /ˈspædʒərəst/ (say spajuhruhst), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Spagyrical — Spagyric Spa*gyr ic, Spagyrical Spa*gyr ic*al, a. [LL. sparygicus, fr. Gr. ? to draw, to separate + ? to assemble; cf. F. spagirique.] Chemical; alchemical. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alchemy — Alchemist redirects here. For other uses, see Alchemist (disambiguation). For other uses, see Alchemy (disambiguation). Page from alchemic treatise of Ramon Llull, 16th century Alchemy is an influential philosophical tradition whose early… …   Wikipedia

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