Arcanum definition

är-kānəm
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Specialized knowledge or details unknown to or misunderstood by the average person.
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A deep secret; a mystery.
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A secret essence or remedy; an elixir.
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A secret, typically one understood by or revealed to only a few; mystery.
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A secret essence or remedy; an elixir.
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A deep secret; a mystery.
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Specialized knowledge or details unknown to or misunderstood by the average person.
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(archaic) A secret remedy; elixir.
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An elixir or secret remedy.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
arcanum
Plural:
arcana

Origin of arcanum

  • Latin arcānum from neuter of arcānus secret arcane

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin arcānum from neuter of arcānus secret arcane

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin.

    From Wiktionary