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spagyric (adj) – Relating to or resembling alchemy; alchemical.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : The rare adjective spagyric comes from New Latin spagiricus ?alchemical; alchemy; an alchemist? and was first used and probably coined by the Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus (c1493?1541). There is no trustworthy etymology for the word. Spagyric entered English in the late 16th century.