parabole

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, juxtaposition, comparison). See parable.

Noun[edit]

parabole

  1. (rhetoric) similitude; comparison

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ).

Noun[edit]

parabole f (plural paraboles)

  1. (mathematics, physics) parabola
  2. dish (antenna)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ). Compare parole.

Noun[edit]

parabole f (plural paraboles)

  1. (literature) parable

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

parabole f

  1. plural form of parabola

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ). Compare parole.

Noun[edit]

parabole f (oblique plural paraboles, nominative singular parabole, nominative plural paraboles)

  1. parable

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

parabole f pl

  1. nominative plural of parabola
  2. accusative plural of parabola
  3. vocative plural of parabola