A mystical term made use of as a charm and etched on treasures one of the ancients additionally a gem rock hence etched
- A mystical term made use of as a charm and etched on treasures among the ancients; additionally, a jewel stone thus etched.
Cabalistic word, 1738, of unsure origin.
(n.) A mystical term used as a charm and etched on treasures on the list of ancients; in addition, a gem stone hence engraved.
ABRAXAS, or Abrasax, a word engraved on certain antique stones, called on that account Abraxas stones, which were used as amulets or charms. The Basilidians, a Gnostic sect, attached importance to the word, if, indeed, they did not bring it into use.