arcana

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arcana ‎(uncountable)

  1. Specialized knowledge that is mysterious to the uninitiated.
    • 2013 September 14, Jane Shilling, “The Golden Thread: the Story of Writing, by Ewan Clayton, review [print edition: Illuminating language]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review)[1], page R29:
      This is not, however, a mere salmagundi of alphabetical arcana.

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arcana

  1. plural of arcanum

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arcana f

  1. feminine singular of arcano

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arcāna

  1. nominative feminine singular of arcānus
  2. nominative neuter plural of arcānus
  3. accusative neuter plural of arcānus
  4. vocative feminine singular of arcānus
  5. nominative neuter plural of arcānus

arcānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of arcānus