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Archeʹus (3 syl.)

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according to the Paracelsians, is that immaterial principle which energises all living substances. There were supposed to be numerous archēi, but the chief one was said to reside in the stomach.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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