alchemical

When I saw this word I immediately thought of ‘Fullmetal Alchemist‘ – the manga/anime.

This is my silly sketch of the word. I was thinking of definition one and the origin of the word “to pour the juices”

alchemical \ al-KEM-ik-uhl \ , adjective;

1. Pertaining to the transformation of something common, usually of little value, into a substance of great worth.

2. Relating to a form of chemistry and speculative philosophy practiced in the Middle Ages and theRenaissance concerned principally with discovering methods for transmuting baser metals into gold.

Quote:
Mom and Bachelor Number Three, Charlotte andBurke, James and Charles, Josh and Ruth – we haven’t been here all together for a long time, and the collective presence of my family has an alchemical effect on the familiar rooms.
— Darcy Cosper, Wedding Season


Origin:
Alchemical is the adjectival form of alchemy , which derives from the Arabic al-kimiya and the Ancient Greek khemeioa. Both roughly translate as “to pour the juices,” a figurative description of the goal of alchemy to transmute the essence of one substance into another.
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