parol

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

from Middle French parole, from Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: perʹəl, parʹəl, IPA(key): /ˈpæɹ.əl/, /ˈpɛɹ.əl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

parol (not comparable)

  1. Word-of-mouth.
  2. (law) Verbal, oral, informal.
    Parol, or extrinsic evidence should only be used where it may clarify ambiguous terms of a contract.
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Noun[edit]

parol (plural parols)

  1. A word; an oral utterance.
  2. (law) Oral declaration; word of mouth.
  3. (law) A writing not under seal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackstone to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

A parol.

From Tagalog parol, from Spanish farol (lantern).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /pɑˈroʊl/, /pəˈroʊl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

parol (plural parols)

  1. An ornamental star-like Christmas lantern from the Philippines.
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Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic парол
Roman parol
Perso-Arabic پارول

Noun[edit]

parol

  1. password

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish farol

Noun[edit]

parol

  1. a parol (ornamental Christmas lantern)

Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian paiolo.

Noun[edit]

parol m (plural parołi or parułi)

  1. cauldron