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  • In the 19th century the word chymist became altered to chemist, although the original spelling is still continued to a small extent.
  • But according to one, the second part of the word comes from the Greek Xv��ia, pouring, infusion, used in connexion with the study of the juices of plants, and thence extended to chemical manipulations in general; this derivation accounts for the old-fashioned spellings " chymist " and " chymistry."

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