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Meaning of ARCANUM

Pronunciation:  âr'keynum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
 

ARCANUM is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: secret
 
 See Also: cabala, cabbala, cabbalah, countersign, esoterica, info, information, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, parole, password, watchword, word

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*ca"num\, n.; pl. {Arcana}. [L., fr. arcanus closed,
secret, fr. arca chest, box, fr. arcere to inclose. See
{Ark}.]
1. A secret; a mystery; -- generally used in the plural.

         Inquiries into the arcana of the Godhead.
                                               --Warburton.

2. (Med.) A secret remedy; an elixir. --Dunglison.

 

 

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