The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...esp. in softer parts of leaves, pulp of fruits, &c. Hence pare-nehymAL, parenchymatous, aa, f. Gk paregkhuma something poured in besido (para-+ egkhuma f. egkhco pour in f. en In + khed pour) parent, n. Father or mother; forefather, esp. our first pp., Adam & Eve; animal, plant, from which others are derived, (often attrib.. as the p. bird, tree); (fig.) source, origin, of evils &c.). So pape'ntAL a, pape'ntali.i adv OF, f. L parens (parere beget, Sco-ent) par'entagre, n. Descent from parents, lineage, as his p. is unknown. F, as prec., sec-age pare-nthesis, n. (pi.-theses). Word, clause, sentence, inserted into a passage to which it is not grammatically essential, and usu. marked off by brackets, dashes, or commas; (sing, or fl. I round brackets () used for this; (fig.) interude, interval. med.L, f. Gk parenthesis. parenlithimi put in besido (para-1 + E.n-(-) + tithimi place) pare-nthesize, v.t Insert (words &c. or abs.) as parenthesis; put between marks of parenthesis. If. prec see-ize parenthe-tie, a. Of, inserted as a, paren thesis; (flg.) interposed. Hence parenthetic u. a., parenthe-tlcali.v-adv. f. nied.L parentheticus (as Parenthesis, see-etic) pa-resls, n. (med.). Partial paralysis, affecting muscular motion but not sensation. So papETic a, f. Gk paresis f. pariimi let go (para-1 + hiimi let go) par excellence (F), adv. By virtue of special excellence, above all others that may be so called, as May/air was the fashionable quarter p. e. pap-get (-j-), v.t, & n. Plaster (wall &c.); (n.) plaster, (prob. f. OF pargeter, por-, f. L FROtfectare-jactare frequent, otjacirejact throw) par he-lion (par-h), n. Spot on solar halo at which light is intensified, mock-sun. Hence parheli-ACAi., parhe-lir, aa. f. L f. Gk parelion..show more

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