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elixirnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ɪˈlɪk.sɪər/  us   /-sjɚ/ literary
a ​substance, usually a ​liquid, with a ​magicalpower to ​cure, ​improve, or ​preserve something: It's ​yet another ​healthproductclaiming to be the elixir of ​life/​youth (= something to make you ​livelonger/​stayyoung).
(Definition of elixir from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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