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- n. A mythical element of which the philosopher's stone was believed to be composed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The matter of which the philosopher's stone was believed to be composed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given by the alchemists to the matter of which they supposed the philosopher's stone to be constituted.
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