laventel, noun

Elliptical for rooilaventel.
1974 Y. Burgess in S. Gray On Edge of World 31‘Mustn’t we get a doctor now?’ ‘The laventel..’ Alida begged weakly.
1984 B. Johnson-Barker in Wynboer Feb. 64If a man was even to suggest that laventel was really a good remedy for the palpitations, he was likely to snap his bag at you and order you out.
Elliptical for rooilaventel.
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