alquimia

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin alkimia, from Arabic الكيمياء (al-kīmiyā’), from article al +Ancient Greek χημεία (khēmeía) or χυμεία (khumeía)

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Noun[edit]

alquimia f (uncountable)

  1. alchemy (chemistry searching for panacea)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic الكيمياء (al-kīmiyā’), from Ancient Greek χημεία (khēmeía) or χυμεία (khumeía) originally “a mingling, infusion, juice, liquid, especially as extracted from plants” and later “alchemy”, from perhaps both Χημία (Khēmía, black earth (ancient name for Egypt)) and χυμός (khumós, juice, sap).

Noun[edit]

alquimia f (plural alquimias)

  1. alchemy

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