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noun (wikipedia, essence, essence (philosophy))
  1. The inherent nature of a thing or idea.
  2. A significant feature of something.
  3. The concentrated form of a plant or drug obtained through a distillation process.
    • essence of Jojoba
      1. fragrance, Fragrance, a perfume.
      2. (philosophy) The true nature of anything, not accidental or illusory.
Etymology: From Old (and modern) French French, essence, from Latin essentia, from an irregular formation of esse "be".


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