alkahest

noun
al·​ka·​hest | \ˈal-kə-ˌhest \

Definition of alkahest 

: the universal solvent believed by alchemists to exist

Other Words from alkahest

alkahestic \ ˌal-​kə-​ˈhes-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of alkahest

1651, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkahest

New Latin alchahest

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