Definition of Pareu

1. a Polynesian garment [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pareu

parers
pares
pareses
paresis
parestheses
paresthesia
paresthesias
paresthesis
paresthetic
parethmoid
parethmoids
paretic
paretic impotence
paretic neurosyphilis
paretics
pareu (current term)
pareus
pareve
parfait
parfaits
parfay
parfit
parfitly
parfleche
parfleches
parflesh
parfleshes
parfocal

Literary usage of Pareu

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1. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1894)
"Some with only the inevitable pareu on. which leaves all above the waist, ... Others wore a shawl thrown over their shoulders, some a second pareu in lieu ..."

2. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838 by Charles Wilkes (1852)
"Others luxuriate in a pair of duck trowsers, and carry the pareu upon their ... On ordinary occasions, they wear the pareu alone ; but when dressed, ..."

3. Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the by William Ellis (1831)
"On the outside of this, they wore the pareu round the waist, ... When the loose European dress was white, the pareu, worn.round the waist on the outside of ..."

4. Polynesian Researches During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the by William Ellis (1853)
"On the outside of this, they wore the pareu round the waist, ... When the loose European dress was white, the pareu, worn round the waist on the outside of ..."

5. Odd People: Being a Popular Description of Singular Races of Man by Mayne Reid (1861)
"Tongan-fashion, the pareu is a sort of tunic, and a most graceful garment to boot; Methodist fashion, it becomes a gown or rather a sleeveless wrapper that ..."

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