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Fletcherism

[flech-uh-riz-uh m] /ˈflɛtʃ əˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
the practice of chewing food until it is reduced to a finely divided, liquefied mass: advocated by Horace Fletcher, 1849–1919, U.S. nutritionist.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; Fletcher + -ism
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Fletcherism

/ˈflɛtʃəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
the practice of chewing food thoroughly and drinking liquids in small sips to aid digestion
Word Origin
C20: named after Horace Fletcher (1849–1919), American nutritionist
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