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alchemy
American English: /ˈælkəmi/
British English: /ˈalkɪmi/

Translation of alchemy in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Like astrology, knowledge of alchemy filtered into medieval Europe through Moorish centres of learning in Spain.
    • But it no more belongs in a biology class than alchemy belongs in a chemistry class, phlogiston in a physics class or the stork theory in a sex education class.
    • A further compilation of ancient texts concerning astrology, magic and alchemy was the Hermetica, written in Alexandria around 100 AD.

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