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Origin: L, fr. Arcanus closed, secret, fr. Arca chest, box, fr. Arcere to inclose. See ark.

1. A secret; a mystery; generally used in the plural. Inquiries into the arcana of the Godhead. (Warburton)

2. (Science: medicine) a secret remedy; an elixir.