alkahest definition

  • noun:
    • The hypothetical universal solvent when wanted by alchemists.
    • the universal solvent sought because of the alchemists
    • The fabled “universal solvent” of the alchemists; a menstruum capable of dissolving all bodies.
    • The pretended universal solvent or menstruum of this alchemists. In addition spelled alcahest.
    • hypothetical universal solvent once looked for by alchemists

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