Definition of spagyric in English:

spagyric

adjective

literary, Archaic
  • Relating to alchemy.

    ‘thousands proclaim themselves adept that have dealt little with spagyric matter’
    • ‘Inevitably the spagyric art requires time for its goals to be accomplished.’

noun

literary, Archaic
  • An alchemist.

    • ‘The corporate philosophy bases on the ‘classical’ tradition of spagyrics and promotes the further development of this therapeutic approach for the future.’

Origin

Late 16th century: modern Latin spagiricus, used and probably invented by Paracelsus.

Pronunciation:

spagyric

/spəˈdʒɪrɪk/