athanor (s.xiv1/3)

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athanor (s.xiv1/3)


[ FEW: 19,181a tannur; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  athanor n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ls(loanword: Arabic )


1alchem.athanor, type of furnace used by alchemists
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Le allutel deyt estre mys en un fur ke nos mestres apelent athanor, et le  (ms. ke) allutel est dedens cel atanor [...]  387.41
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