Definitions for arcaneɑrˈkeɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. known or understood by those with special knowledge; secret:

    arcane rituals.

Origin of arcane:

1540–50; (< MF) < L arcānus=arc(a) chest, box +-ānus-an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arcane(adj)

    requiring secret or mysterious knowledge

    "the arcane science of dowsing"


  1. arcane(Adjective)

    Understood by only a few; obscure; requiring secret or mysterious knowledge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arcane(adj)

    hidden; secret


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