occult NOUN (the occult) supernatural beliefs, practices, or phenomena.
ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the occult. 2) beyond ordinary knowledge or experience; esoteric. 3) Medicine (of a disease or process) present but not readily discernible.
VERB 1) cut off from view by interposing something. 2) Astronomy (of a celestial body) conceal (another body) from view.
DERIVATIVES occultation noun occultism noun occultist noun.
ORIGIN from Latin occulere 'conceal' .

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