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EtymologyEdit

From Latin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑɹˈkeɪnəm/, /ɑɹˈkɑːnəm/

NounEdit

arcanum (plural arcana)

  1. A mystery or deep secret.
  2. An elixir or secret remedy.

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

arcanum, -ani n

  1. A secret or mystery

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ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “arcanum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • arcanum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly