Meaning of adeptist in English:

adeptist

noun

rare
  • A person who has attained knowledge of the secrets of alchemy, magic, and the occult, especially a skilled alchemist. Compare "adept", adeptus .

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Chandler (b. c1625). From adept or its etymon classical Latin adeptus + -ist.

Pronunciation

adeptist

/aˈdɛptɪst/ /əˈdɛptɪst/