parangon

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman paragone, peragone, Middle French paragon, from Italian paragone (comparison) or Spanish parangón, from paragonare, from Ancient Greek παρακονάω (parakonáō, I sharpen, whet), from παρά (pará) + ἀκόνη (akónē, whetstone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pa.ʁɑ̃.ɡɔ̃/

Noun[edit]

parangon m (plural parangons)

  1. paragon, standard (model or pattern)

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