magistery

magistery

[maj-uh-ster-ee, -stuh-ree]
noun, plural magisteries.
1.
an agency or substance, as in alchemy, to which faculties of healing, transformation, etc., are ascribed.
2.
Obsolete, mastership.

Origin:
1490–1500; < Latin magisterium, equivalent to magister master + -ium -ium

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magistery (ˈmædʒɪstərɪ, -trɪ)
 
n , pl -teries
1.  an agency or substance, such as the philosopher's stone, believed to transmute other substances
2.  any substance capable of healing
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin magisterium, from Latin: mastery, from magister master]

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