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Definition of Quintessence


  1. The fifth or last and highest essence or power in a natural body. See Ferment oils, under Ferment.
  2. Hence: An extract from anything, containing its rarest virtue, or most subtle and essential constituent in a small quantity; pure or concentrated essence.
  3. To distil or extract as a quintessence; to reduce to a quintessence.
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Quintessence Translations

quintessence in French is quintessence
quintessence in German is Quintessenz, Kern
quintessence in Spanish is quintaesencia