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azoth

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noun az·oth \ˈa-ˌzȯth\

Definition of azoth

  1. 1 :  mercury regarded by alchemists as the first principle of metals

  2. 2 :  the universal remedy of Paracelsus



Origin and Etymology of azoth

Medieval Latin, alteration of azoc, from Arabic al-zā'ūq the mercury


First Known Use: 15th century


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azoth

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noun az·oth \ˈaz-ˌȯth\

Medical Definition of azoth

  1. 1:  mercury regarded by alchemists as the first principle of metals

  2. 2:  the universal remedy of Paracelsus




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