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Philosopher’s Tree (The)

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or Diana’s tree. An amalgam of crystallised silver, obtained from mercury in a solution of silver; so called by the alchemists, with whom Diana stood for silver.

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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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Phillis
Philoclea
Philoctetēs
Philomel or Philomela
Philomelus
Philopœmen
Philosopher
Philosopher with the Golden Thigh
Philosopher’s Egg (The)
Philosopher’s Stone
Philosopher’s Tree (The)
Philosophers
Philosophy
Philotimē
Philoxenos of Cythēra
Philoxenos of Leucadia
Philter (A)
Phineus
Phiz
Phiz
Phlegethon