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lewensessens, noun

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Also levens-essens.
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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, lewens combining form of lewe life + essens essence.
‘Essence of Life’, a patent household remedy for stomach and digestive complaints. Also partial translation of lewens essence. See also (old) Dutch medicine (Dutch adjective sense 2).
1919 Dunell, Ebden & Co.’s Price List Oct. 20Levens Essence, Kiesow’s, small 11/6.
1992 Guide to Lennon’s Dutch MedicinesLewensessens — A famous stomach tonic. For constipation, stomach disorders resulting from incorrect diet or excessive eating or drinking.
‘Essence of Life’, a patent household remedy for stomach and digestive complaints. Also partial translation of lewens essence.

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