Definition of Arcana

1. Noun. (plural of arcanum) ¹



2. Noun. Specialized knowledge that is mysterious to the uninitiated. ¹

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Definition of Arcana

1. arcanum [n] - See also: arcanum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcana

arc perimeter
arc welding
arcade
arcade games
arcaded
arcadelike
arcader
arcaders
arcades
arcadia
arcadians
arcadias
arcading
arcadings
arcana (current term)
arcane
arcanely
arcanist
arcanists
arcanite
arcanum
arcanums
arcate
arcature
arcatures
arccos
arccosecant
arccosecants
arccoses

Literary usage of Arcana

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1. The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus by Paracelsus (1894)
"Place this conjunction in a furnace of arcana, and keep it there for forty ... Let it be suspended over the tripod of arcana, and let the work be urged on ..."

2. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1858)
"The Heavenly arcana contained in the Holt/ Scriptures, or Word of the Lord, unfolded. By Emanuel Swedenborg. 12 vols. 8vo. London, 1848. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1829)
"arcana of Science, and Annual Register of the Useful Arts; abridged from the Transactions of Public Societies, and from the Scientific Journals, ..."

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