Definitions for elixirɪˈlɪk sər

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  1. elixir(noun)

    a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste

  2. philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, elixir(noun)

    hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold

  3. elixir(noun)

    a substance believed to cure all ills

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  1. elixir(Noun)

    A liquid which converts lead to gold.

  2. elixir(Noun)

    A liquid which is believed to cure all ills and gives eternal life.

  3. elixir(Noun)

    A sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste.

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  1. Elixir(noun)

    a tincture with more than one base; a compound tincture or medicine, composed of various substances, held in solution by alcohol in some form

  2. Elixir(noun)

    an imaginary liquor capable of transmuting metals into gold; also, one for producing life indefinitely; as, elixir vitae, or the elixir of life

  3. Elixir(noun)

    the refined spirit; the quintessence

  4. Elixir(noun)

    any cordial or substance which invigorates

  5. Origin: [F. lixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksr the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksh to burn.]

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  1. Elixir

    Elixir, is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe and a student at the Xavier Institute. He first appeared in New Mutants, vol. 2 #5, and he is one of only a few students to retain his powers in the wake of House of M.


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