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Abracadabra (IPA: /ˌæbɹəkəˈdæbɹə/)

Abracadabra (n.)

A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.


Magical incantation popularized by stage magicians and pop culture


Steve Miller Band song


Album by Henri Dès


2006 studio album by Florent Pagny


Album by Jean Schultheis

Example Sentence (Quote)

" David Darling, in The Universal Book of Mathematics: From Abracadabra to Zeno's Paradoxes (2004), John Wiley & Sons, p. 111" - Euler's identity

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