jabir ibn hayyan

Geber

[jee-ber]
noun
(Jabir ibn Hayyan) 8th-century a.d, Arab alchemist.
Also, Jabir.
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Geber (ˈdʒiːbə)
 
n
Latinized form of Jabir, assumed in honour of Jabir ibn Hayyan by a 14th-century alchemist, probably Spanish: he described the preparation of nitric and sulphuric acids

Jabir ibn Hayyan (ˈdʒɑːbɪə ˌiːbən hɑːˈjɑːn)
 
n
?721--?815. Arab alchemist, whose many works enjoyed enormous esteem among later alchemists, such as Geber

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a valiant man, (1 Kings 4:19), one of Solomon's purveyors, having jurisdiction over a part of Gilead, comprising all the kingdom of Sihon and part of the kingdom of Og (Deut. 2; 31).

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