[ es-uh ns dawr-ee-uh nt, -ent, dohr-; French e-sahns daw ryahn ]
/ ˈɛs əns ˈdɔr i ənt, -ˌɛnt, ˈdoʊr-; French ɛ sɑ̃s dɔ ˈryɑ̃ /
a preparation for coating glass beads to make imitation pearls, derived from the scales of fish, especially of the bleak.
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Origin of essence d'orient
< French: literally, essence of the Orient
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