Definition of Azoth

1. n. The first principle of metals, i. e., mercury, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them.



Definition of Azoth

1. Noun. (alchemy) The first principle of metals, that is, mercury, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them. ¹

2. Noun. The universal remedy of Paracelsus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Azoth

1. mercury [n -S] - See also: mercury

Medical Definition of Azoth

1. The first principle of metals, i. E, mercury, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them. The universal remedy of Paracelsus. Origin: LL. Azoch, azoth, fr. Ar. Az-zauq mercury. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azoth

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azospirillum brasilense
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azoth (current term)
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Literary usage of Azoth

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1. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"At least they might spare themselves from being as ridiculous as Monsieur de Mirville, who, confounding the azoth of the Hermetic philosophers with the ..."

2. Woman of the Hour: Past, Present, Future by Elsie Louise Morris (1919)
"Thus we find the embodiment of the name azoth embracing the 7 colors of the rainbow with its 120 shadings; also the vibration of the 22 letters of the ..."

3. The Theosophical Glossary by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, George Robert Stow Mead (1892)
"azoth (Alch.). The creative principle in Nature, the grosser portion of ... The word Azot or azoth is a mediaeval glyph of this idea, for the word consists ..."

4. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1893)
"Some doubt might arise from the word azoth being inscribed on the ... “ For the “azoth” of Paracelsus and the immense healing power ascribed to it, ..."

5. Bibliotheca Chemica: A Catalogue of the Alchemical, Chemical and by John II Ferguson (1906)
"Plus l'azoth, ou le moyen de faire l'Or caché des Philosophes. ... The tract azoth has a separate title as follows : azoth, Ou le moyen de faire l'Or caché ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... geometrical figures, Hebrew characters, azoth, quintessence and the Devil, all discussed in a language as obscure as the symbolism portrayed. ..."

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