Meaning of essence d'orient

es•sence d'o•ri•ent

Pronunciation: (es'uns dôr'ē-unt, -ent", dōr'- Fr. e-säns dô ryän'), [key]
— Jewelry. Jewelry.
  1. a preparation for coating glass beads to make imitation pearls, derived from the scales of fish, esp. of the bleak.
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