ETYM French mystčrieux. Related to Mystery.
Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; SYN. mystic, mystical, occult, secret.
ETYM Latin occultus, p. p. of occulere to cover up, hide; ob (see Ob-) + a root prob.akin to Eng. hell: cf. French occulte.
1. Hidden from the eye or the understanding; secret; concealed; mysterious.
2. Related to the occult sciences, such as alchemy.
3. Mysterious; hidden; magical; supernatural.