azoth


az·oth

noun \ˈa-ˌzth\

Definition of AZOTH

1
:  mercury regarded by alchemists as the first principle of metals
2
:  the universal remedy of Paracelsus

Origin of AZOTH

Medieval Latin, alteration of azoc, from Arabic al-zā'ūq the mercury
First Known Use: 15th century

az·oth

noun \ˈaz-ˌth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AZOTH

1
: mercury regarded by alchemists as the first principle of metals
2
: the universal remedy of Paracelsus

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