parasol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parasol, from Italian parasole, from para-(to shield) +‎ sole(sun).

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Noun[edit]

parasol (plural parasols)

  1. A small light umbrella used as protection from the sun.
  2. A miniature paper umbrella used as a decoration in tropical-themed cocktails.
  3. (architecture) A roof or covering of a structure designed to provide cover from wind, rain, or sun.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French parasol, from Italian parasole.

Noun[edit]

parasol m (plural parasols or parasollen, diminutive parasolletje n)

  1. parasol

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian parasole.

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parasol m (plural parasols)

  1. parasol

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parar(to stop) +‎ sol(sun)

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parasol m (plural parasois)

  1. umbrella, sunshade, parasol (used to protect against the sun)
  2. sun visor

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian parasole

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parasol m inan

  1. umbrella (also for rain)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parar(to stop) +‎ sol(sun)

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parasol m (plural parasoles)

  1. umbrella (used to protect against the sun)
  2. sunshade
  3. sun visor
  4. parasol

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