alchemie

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French alkimie, arquemie (French alchimie), from Medieval Latin alkimia, from Arabic اَلْكِيمِيَاء ‎(al-kīmiyāʾ), اَل ‎(al-, the) + from Ancient Greek χημεία ‎(khēmeía) or χυμεία ‎(khumeía) originally “a mingling, infusion, juice, liquid, as extracted from gold” and later “alchemie”, perhaps from Χημία ‎(Khēmía, black earth (ancient name for Egypt)) and/or χυμός ‎(khumós, juice, sap). (Compare Spanish alquimia and Italian alchimia).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: al‧che‧mie

Noun[edit]

alchemie f ‎(uncountable)

  1. alchemy