(?), n. [Cf. F. spagiriste.] 1. A chemist, esp. one devoted to alchemistic pursuits. [Obs.]
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2. One of a sect which arose in the days of alchemy, who sought to discover remedies for disease by chemical means. The spagyrists historically preceded the iatrochemists. Encyc. Brit.
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}, n. [Per., Turk., & Hind. siph: cf. F. spahi. See Seroy.] 1. Formerly, one of the Turkish cavalry.
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2. An Algerian cavalryman in the French army.
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