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Dictionary Definition

arcana (See arcanum)
n : information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking" [syn: secret] [also: arcana (pl)]

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  1. Plural of arcanum
  2. Specialized knowledge that is mysterious to the uninitiated.
  3. A secret essence or remedy; an elixir.

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  1. feminine of arcano

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arcana in German: Arcanum
arcana in French: Arcanum
arcana in Polish: Arcanum
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