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  • In alchemy, the term chrysopoeia means transmutation into gold, although it is also symbolically used to indicate the philosopher's stone as the completion of the Great Work.

    July 3, 2010

  • a place in which something is formed or deposited; a site of origin.
    • Medicine a place in which bacteria have multiplied or may multiply; a focus of infection.
    ORIGIN early 18th cent. (in the medical sense focus of infection ): from Latin, literally ‘nest.’

    March 26, 2010

  • jeunesse dorée
    noun treated as sing. or pl.
    young people of wealth, fashion, and flair.
    ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: French, literally ‘gilded youth.’

    March 26, 2010

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