Definition of Parer

1. Noun. A manicurist who trims the fingernails.

Generic synonyms: Manicurist
Derivative terms: Pare



2. Noun. A small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables.
Exact synonyms: Paring Knife
Generic synonyms: Knife
Derivative terms: Pare

Definition of Parer

1. n. One who, or that which, pares; an instrument for paring.

Definition of Parer

1. Noun. A tool used to pare things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parer

1. one that pares [n -S] - See also: pares

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parer

parentheticals
parenthood
parenthoods
parenting
parentings
parentism
parentless
parentlike
parents
parents-in-law
pareo
pareos
parepicele
parepididymis
parepithymia
parer (current term)
parerethisis
parerga
parergasia
parergon
parers
pares
pareses
paresis
parestheses
paresthesia
paresthesias
paresthesis
paresthetic
parethmoid

Literary usage of Parer

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1881)
"... sm, celui qui aime a se parer de beaux habits, un petit-maitre,” with the fern. ... celle qui aime It so parer.” He gives also the abstract noun ..."

2. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"The sense ' display ' was due to the F. verb parer, to deck, trim, from the same I, parare. parapet ... OF rev- parer, to put again into a state of defence. ..."

3. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"(see parer). pare-éclats, m. shield or guard to protect from flying fragments, ... (see parer) ; ornament, adornment ; face, facing (as of brick) ; curb, ..."

4. Centennial Exposition Described and Illustrated: Being a Concise and Graphic by J. S. Ingram (1876)
"They also showed the Climax corer and slicer and Lightning apple parer, the latter the ... The Lightning peach parer was another ingenious little machine, ..."

5. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Ice App/c-parer. another form it is a coring-tube with ... The slicing-knife, which follows the parer, cuts the apple into me. spiral, leaving a cylindrical ..."

6. Old England and New England: In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot by Alfred Bunn (1853)
"It would, however, be a curious sight to see a dinnerparty of a dozen, each provided with an apple-parer at his side— inasmuch as the power required to peel ..."

7. The Diplomatic History of America: Its First Chapter 1452-1493-1494 by Henry Harrisse (1897)
"Finally, it appears from several passages in the same parer, that Ferrer ascribes 700 stades to a degree of the equator in his sphere; 8 stades for a mile, ..."

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