reukwerk

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Germanic: from reuk 'smell' + werk 'work, product'; akin with rookwerk and German Räucherwerk

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reukwerk n (plural reukwerken, diminutive reukwerkje n)

  1. An incense, product to spread a smell when burned, either as a cultic, as a therapy or for secular pleasure
  2. (by extension) Any perfume, luxury product to provide a scent

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