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ALKAHEST (a pseudo-Arabic word believ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 674 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALKAHEST (a pseudo-Arabic word believed to have been invented by Paracclsus), a liquid, much sought after by the alchemists, having the power of dissolving gold and every other substance, which it was supposed would possess invaluable medicinal qualities.
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