Meaning of spagyric in English:

spagyric

adjective

archaic, literary
  • Relating to alchemy.

    ‘thousands proclaim themselves adept that have dealt little with spagyric matter’
    • ‘Inevitably the spagyric art requires time for its goals to be accomplished.’

noun

archaic, literary
  • An alchemist.

    ‘The corporate philosophy bases on the ‘classical’ tradition of spagyrics and promotes the further development of this therapeutic approach for the future.’

Origin

Late 16th century modern Latin spagiricus, used and probably invented by Paracelsus.

Pronunciation

spagyric

/spəˈdʒɪrɪk/