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haarlemmer, noun

Forms:
Also harlemer, and with initial capital.
Origin:
Afrikaans, EnglishShow more Afrikaans, named for Haarlem the Dutch town in which the medicine was first formulated in 1672 + adjective-forming suffix -er. Cf. general English Haarlem oil (earliest quotation 1885).
Special Combinations haarlemmer drops, haarlemmer druppels /-ˈdrəpəlz/, /-ˈdrœpəls/ [Afrikaans, druppels see druppels], haarlemmer essens [Afrikaans, essens essence], haarlemmer oil, haarlemmer olie /-ˌʊəli/, /-ˌuəli/ [Afrikaans, olie oil]: harlemensis.
1937 S. Cloete Turning Wheels 257Medicines such as camphor, turpentine, senna beans, buchu, harlemer olie and jalap.
1991 [see krampdruppels druppels sense b i].
harlemensis.

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