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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arcanum  \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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