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panegyrical
adjective see panegyric
panegyrically
adverb see panegyric
panegyrist
noun Date: 1605 eulogist
panel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, piece of cloth, jury list on a piece of parchment, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *pannellus, diminutive of Latin pannus Date: 14th ...
panel discussion
noun Date: 1936 a formal discussion by a panel
panel truck
noun Date: 1937 a small motortruck with a fully enclosed body
paneless
adjective see pane
paneling
also panelling noun Date: 1824 panels joined in a continuous surface; especially decorative wood panels so joined
panelist
noun Date: 1951 a member of a discussion or advisory panel or of a radio or television panel
panelling
noun see paneling
panem et circenses
foreign term Etymology: Latin bread and circuses ; provision of the means of life and recreation by government to appease discontent
panetela
variant of panatela
panettone
noun Etymology: Italian, from panetto small loaf, diminutive of pane bread, from Latin panis — more at food Date: 1922 a usually yeast-leavened bread containing raisins and ...
panfish
noun Date: 1796 a small food fish (as a sunfish) usually taken with hook and line and not available on the market
panfry
transitive verb Date: circa 1929 to cook in a frying pan with a small amount of fat
panful
noun Date: circa 1740 as much or as many as a pan will hold
pang
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 15th century 1. a brief piercing spasm of pain 2. a sharp attack of mental anguish II. transitive verb Date: 1502 to cause to ...
Pang-pu
geographical name — see Bengbu
panga
noun Etymology: Swahili Date: 1925 machete
Pangaea
geographical name hypothetical land area believed to have once connected the landmasses of the southern hemisphere with those of the northern hemisphere — see Gondwanaland, ...
pangenesis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1868 a disproven hypothetical mechanism of heredity in which the cells throw off particles that collect in the reproductive products or in ...
pangenetic
adjective see pangenesis
Panglossian
adjective Etymology: Pangloss, optimistic tutor in Voltaire's Candide (1759) Date: 1831 marked by the view that all is for the best in this best of possible worlds ; ...
pangola grass
noun Etymology: alteration of Pongola grass, from the Pongola River, South Africa Date: 1948 a rapid-growing perennial grass (Digitaria decumbens) of southern Africa that has ...
pangolin
noun Etymology: Malay dialect pĕngguling Date: 1774 any of a family (Manidae of the order Pholidota) of Asian and African toothless mammals having the body covered dorsally ...
panhandle
I. noun Date: 1856 a narrow projection of a larger territory (as a state) II. verb (panhandled; panhandling) Etymology: back-formation from panhandler, probably from ...
panhandler
noun see panhandle II
Panhellenic
adjective Date: 1847 1. of or relating to all Greece or all the Greeks 2. of or relating to the Greek-letter sororities or fraternities in American colleges and universities ...
Panhormus
geographical name see Palermo
panhuman
adjective Date: 1900 of or relating to all humanity
panic
I. adjective Etymology: French panique, from Greek panikos, literally, of Pan, from Pan Date: 1603 1. of, relating to, or resembling the mental or emotional state believed ...
panic button
noun Date: circa 1950 something setting off a precipitous emergency response
panic disorder
noun Date: 1979 an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected attacks of panic accompanied by bodily or cognitive symptoms (as shaking, shortness of breath, or ...
panic grass
noun Etymology: Middle English panik, from Latin panicum foxtail millet, from panus stalk of a panicle Date: 1597 any of various grasses (Panicum and related genera) ...
panic-stricken
adjective Date: 1804 overcome with panic
panicky
adjective see panic II
panicle
noun Etymology: Latin panicula, diminutive of panus Date: 1597 1. a compound racemose inflorescence — see inflorescence illustration 2. a pyramidal loosely branched ...
panicled
adjective see panicle
paniculate
adjective see panicle
panicum
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, foxtail millet Date: 1844 any of a large and widely distributed genus (Panicum) of annual and perennial grasses that have 1- to ...
panier
noun see pannier
Pāṇini
biographical name flourished circa 400 B.C. Indian grammarian of Sanskrit
Panini
biographical name see Pannini
Panipat
geographical name city NW India in SE Haryana state population 191,010
Panjab
geographical name — see Punjab
Panjabi
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu pañjābī, from pañjābī of Punjab Date: 1854 Punjabi 1
panjandrum
noun (plural -drums; also panjandra) Etymology: Grand Panjandrum, burlesque title of an imaginary personage in some nonsense lines by Samuel Foote Date: 1856 a powerful ...
Panjnad
geographical name river 50 miles (80 kilometers) Pakistan formed from the combined stream of the Chenab & the Sutlej & flowing SW into the Indus
Pankhurst
biographical name Emmeline 1858-1928 née Goulden English suffragist
Pankow
geographical name NE suburb of Berlin, Germany; formerly seat of East German government
panleukopenia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1940 an acute usually fatal epizootic disease especially of cats that is caused by a parvovirus (Feline panleukopenia virus of the genus ...
panmictic
adjective Etymology: pan- + Greek miktos, verbal of mignynai to mix Date: 1943 of, relating to, or exhibiting panmixia
panmixia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from pan- + Greek mixis act of mingling, mating, from mignynai to mix — more at mix Date: 1889 random mating within a breeding population
Panmunjeom
geographical name see Panmunjom
Panmunjom
or Panmunjeom geographical name village on North Korea—S. Korea border SE of Kaesong
panne
noun Etymology: French, from Old French penne, panne fur used for lining, from Latin pinna feather, wing — more at pen Date: circa 1794 1. a silk or rayon velvet with ...
panne velvet
noun see panne
pannier
also panier noun Etymology: Middle English panier, from Anglo-French paner, panier, from Latin panarium, from panis bread — more at food Date: 13th century 1. a large ...
pannikin
noun Etymology: 1pan + -nikin (as in cannikin) Date: 1823 British a small pan or cup
Pannini
or Panini biographical name Giovanni Paolo 1691-1765 Italian painter
Pannonia
geographical name Roman province SE Europe including territory W of the Danube now in Hungary & adjacent parts of Croatia & Vojvodina
panocha
variant of penuche
Panofsky
biographical name Erwin 1892-1968 American (German-born) art historian
panoplied
adjective Date: 1832 dressed in or having a panoply
panoply
noun (plural -plies) Etymology: Greek panoplia, from pan- + hopla arms, armor, plural of hoplon tool, weapon — more at hoplite Date: 1632 1. a. a full suit of armor b. ...
panoptic
adjective Etymology: Greek panoptēs all-seeing, from pan- + opsesthai to be going to see — more at optic Date: 1826 being or presenting a comprehensive or panoramic view
panorama
noun Etymology: pan- + Greek horama sight, from horan to see — more at wary Date: 1796 1. a. cyclorama 1 b. a picture exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled ...
panoramic
adjective see panorama
panoramically
adverb see panorama
Panormus
geographical name see Palermo
panpipe
noun Etymology: Pan, its traditional inventor Date: 1820 a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of short vertical pipes of graduated length bound together with ...
pansexual
adjective Date: 1926 exhibiting or implying many forms of sexual expression • pansexuality noun
pansexuality
noun see pansexual
pansy
I. noun (plural pansies) Etymology: Middle English pancy, pensee, from Middle French pensée, from pensée thought, from feminine of pensé, past participle of penser to think, ...
pant
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo-French panteiser, from Vulgar Latin *phantasiare to have hallucinations, from Greek phantasioun, from phantasia ...
pant-
or panto- combining form Etymology: Greek, from pant-, pas — more at pan- all
panta rhei
foreign term Etymology: Greek all things are in flux
Pantagruel
noun Etymology: French Date: 1598 the huge son of Gargantua in Rabelais's Pantagruel • Pantagruelian adjective
Pantagruelian
adjective see Pantagruel
pantalets
or pantalettes noun plural Etymology: pantaloons Date: 1834 long drawers with a ruffle at the bottom of each leg worn especially by women and children in the first half of ...
pantalettes
noun plural see pantalets
pantalone
noun see pantaloon 1a
pantaloon
noun Etymology: Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French Pantalon, from Old Italian Pantaleone, Pantalone Date: circa 1590 1. a. (or pantalone) capitalized a character ...
Pantar
geographical name — see Alor
pantechnicon
noun Etymology: short for pantechnicon van, from pantechnicon storage warehouse Date: 1891 British van III,1
Pantelleria
geographical name island Italy in the Mediterranean between Sicily & Tunisia
pantheism
noun Etymology: French panthéisme, from panthéiste pantheist, from English pantheist, from pan- + Greek theos god Date: 1732 1. a doctrine that equates God with the forces ...
pantheist
noun see pantheism
pantheistic
adjective see pantheism
pantheistical
adjective see pantheism
pantheistically
adverb see pantheism
pantheon
noun Etymology: Middle English Panteon, a temple at Rome, from Latin Pantheon, from Greek pantheion temple of all the gods, from neuter of pantheios of all gods, from pan- + ...
panther
noun (plural panthers; also panther) Etymology: Middle English pantere, from Anglo-French panthere, from Latin panthera, from Greek panthēr Date: 13th century 1. leopard: ...
pantie
or panty noun (plural panties) Etymology: 3pant Date: 1908 a woman's or child's undergarment covering the lower trunk and made with closed crotch — usually used in plural ...
pantie girdle
noun Date: 1941 a woman's girdle having a sewed-in or detachable crotch and made with or without garters and bones
pantile
noun Etymology: 1pan Date: 1640 1. a roofing tile whose cross section is an ogee curve 2. a roofing tile of which the cross section is an arc of a circle and which is laid ...
pantiled
adjective see pantile
pantisocracy
noun (plural -cies) Etymology: pant- + isocracy equal rule, from Greek isokratia, from is- + -kratia -cracy Date: 1794 a utopian community in which all rule equally • ...
pantisocratic
adjective see pantisocracy
pantisocratical
adjective see pantisocracy
pantisocratist
noun see pantisocracy
panto
noun (plural pantos) Date: 1852 British pantomime 2c
panto-
combining form see pant-
pantofle
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) pantuifil, from Middle French pantoufle Date: 15th century slipper
pantograph
noun Etymology: French pantographe, from pant- + -graphe -graph Date: 1723 1. an instrument for copying something (as a map) on a predetermined scale consisting of four light ...
pantographic
adjective see pantograph
pantomime
I. noun Etymology: Latin pantomimus, from pant- + mimus mime Date: 1589 1. pantomimist 2. a. an ancient Roman dramatic performance featuring a solo dancer and a ...
pantomimic
adjective see pantomime I
pantomimist
noun Date: circa 1823 1. an actor or dancer in pantomimes 2. a composer of pantomimes
pantothenate
noun Date: circa 1934 a salt or ester of pantothenic acid
pantothenic acid
noun Etymology: Greek pantothen from all sides, from pant-, pas all — more at pan- Date: 1933 a viscous oily acid C9H17NO5 of the vitamin B complex found in all living ...
pantropic
adjective see pantropical
pantropical
also pantropic adjective Date: 1923 occurring or distributed throughout the tropical regions of the earth
pantry
noun (plural pantries) Etymology: Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis — more ...
pantryman
noun Date: circa 1567 a person in charge of or working in a pantry (as in a hotel or hospital)
pants suit
noun Date: 1964 pantsuit
pantsuit
noun Date: 1964 a woman's ensemble consisting usually of a long jacket and pants of the same material • pantsuited adjective
pantsuited
adjective see pantsuit
panty
noun see pantie
panty hose
noun Date: 1963 a one-piece undergarment for women that consists of hosiery made with a panty-style top — usually plural in constr.
panty raid
noun Date: circa 1952 a raid on a women's dormitory by college men usually to obtain panties as trophies
pantywaist
noun Date: circa 1936 1. a child's garment consisting of short pants buttoned to a waist 2. sissy • pantywaist adjective
Pánuco
geographical name river central Mexico flowing from Hidalgo state NE into Gulf of Mexico
panzer
noun Etymology: German Panzer tank, armor, coat of mail, from Middle High German panzier, from Old French panciere, from pance, panche belly — more at paunch Date: circa ...
panzer division
noun Date: circa 1939 a German armored division
Pão de Açúcar
or Sugarloaf Mountain geographical name peak 1296 feet (395 meters) SE Brazil in city of Rio de Janeiro on W side of entrance to Guanabara Bay
Pao-chi
geographical name — see Baoji
Pao-t'ou
geographical name — see Baotou
Pao-ting
geographical name — see Baoding
Paoking
geographical name — see Shaoyang
Paoli
biographical name Pasquale 1725-1807 Corsican patriot
pap
I. noun Etymology: Middle English pappe; of imitative origin Date: 13th century 1. chiefly dialect nipple, teat 2. something shaped like a nipple II. noun Etymology: ...
Pap smear
noun Etymology: George N. Papanicolaou died 1962 American medical scientist Date: 1952 a method for the early detection of cancer especially of the uterine cervix that ...
Pap test
noun see Pap smear
papa
also poppa noun Etymology: French (baby talk) Date: 1677 father
Papa
Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter p
papacy
noun (plural -cies) Etymology: Middle English papacie, from Medieval Latin papatia, from Late Latin papa pope — more at pope Date: 14th century 1. the office of pope 2. a ...
Papago
noun (plural Papago or Papagos) Etymology: Spanish pápago, earlier papabos, short for papabi-ootam, from O'odham bá•bawĭ-ʔóʔodham, literally, tepary bean people Date: ...
papain
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from papaya Date: circa 1889 a protease in the juice of unripe papaya that is used especially as a tenderizer for meat ...
papal
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin papalis, from Late Latin papa Date: 14th century of or relating to a pope or to the Roman Catholic ...
papal cross
noun Date: circa 1889 a figure of a cross having a long upright shaft and three crossbars with the longest at or somewhat above its middle and the two other successively ...
papal infallibility
noun Date: 1831 the Roman Catholic doctrine that the pope cannot err when speaking ex cathedra in defining a doctrine of Christian faith or morals
Papal States
geographical name temporal domain of the popes in central Italy 755-1870
papally
adverb see papal
Papandreou
biographical name Andreas Georgios 1919-1996 prime minister of Greece (1981-89; 1993-96)
Papanicolaou smear
noun Etymology: George N. Papanicolaou died 1962 American medical scientist Date: 1950 Pap smear
Papanicolaou test
noun Date: 1946 Pap smear
paparazzo
noun (plural paparazzi) Etymology: Italian, from Paparazzo, surname of such a photographer in the film La dolce vita (1959) by Federico Fellini Date: 1966 a freelance ...
papaverine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin papaver poppy Date: 1857 a crystalline alkaloid C20H21NO4 found in opium or made synthetically that is used ...
papaw
variant of pawpaw
papaya
noun Etymology: Spanish, of American Indian origin; akin to Arawak papáia papaya Date: 1598 a tropical American tree (Carica papaya of the family Caricaceae, the papaya ...
Papeete
geographical name commune & port Society Islands on Tahiti capital of French Polynesia population 23,555
Papen
biographical name Franz von 1879-1969 German diplomat
paper
I. noun Etymology: Middle English papir, from Anglo-French, from Latin papyrus papyrus, paper, from Greek papyros papyrus Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) a felted sheet ...
paper birch
noun Date: 1810 a North American birch (Betula papyrifera) with peeling white bark and toothed ovate leaves
paper chromatography
noun Date: 1948 chromatography that uses paper strips or sheets as the adsorbent stationary phase through which a solution flows
paper clip
noun Date: 1875 a length of wire bent into flat loops that is used to hold papers together
paper cutter
noun Date: circa 1828 1. paper knife 2. a machine or device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to required dimensions
paper knife
noun Date: circa 1807 1. a knife for slitting envelopes or uncut pages 2. the knife of a paper cutter
paper money
noun Date: 1691 1. money consisting of government notes and banknotes 2. bank money
paper mulberry
noun Date: 1777 an Asian tree (Broussonetia papyrifera) of the mulberry family that is widely grown as a shade tree
paper nautilus
noun Date: 1835 a pelagic cephalopod (genus Argonauta) of which the female has a delicate papery shell
paper over
transitive verb Date: 1910 1. to gloss over, explain away, or patch up (as major differences or disparities) especially in order to maintain a semblance of unity or agreement ...
paper profit
noun Date: 1893 a profit that can be realized only by selling something (as a security) that has appreciated in market value
paper tiger
noun Date: 1850 one that is outwardly powerful or dangerous but inwardly weak or ineffectual
paper trail
noun Date: 1955 documents (as financial records or published materials) from which a person's actions may be traced or opinions learned
paper wasp
noun Date: 1893 a vespid wasp (especially genus Polistes) that builds a nest of papery material
paper-thin
adjective Date: 1928 extremely thin
paper-train
transitive verb Date: 1971 to train (as a dog) to defecate and urinate on paper indoors
paperback
noun Date: 1899 a book with a flexible paper binding • paperback also paperbacked adjective
paperbacked
adjective see paperback
paperbark
noun Date: 1842 any of several chiefly Australian trees (genus Melaleuca) of the myrtle family having papery bark; especially cajeput
paperboard
noun Date: 1549 cardboard
paperbound
noun Date: 1950 paperback • paperbound adjective
paperboy
noun Date: 1876 a boy who delivers newspapers ; newsboy
paperer
noun see paper II
paperhanger
noun Date: 1796 1. one that applies wallpaper 2. slang one who passes worthless checks
paperhanging
noun Date: 1873 the act of applying wallpaper
paperiness
noun see papery
paperless
adjective Date: 1969 recording or relaying information by electronic media rather than on paper
papermaker
noun Date: circa 1580 one that makes paper • papermaking noun
papermaking
noun see papermaker
paperweight
noun Date: circa 1858 a usually small heavy object used to hold down loose papers (as on a desk)
paperwhite
noun Date: 1806 a polyanthus narcissus bearing clusters of small very fragrant pure white flowers
paperwork
noun Date: 1917 routine clerical or record-keeping work often incidental to a more important task
papery
adjective Date: 1627 resembling paper in thinness or consistency • paperiness noun
papeterie
noun Etymology: French Date: circa 1847 packaged fancy stationery
Paphian
I. noun Etymology: Latin paphius, from Greek paphios, from Paphos, ancient city of Cyprus that was the center of worship of Aphrodite Date: 1598 1. often not capitalized ...
Paphlagonia
geographical name ancient country & Roman province N Asia Minor bordering on Black Sea • Paphlagonian adjective or noun
Paphlagonian
adjective or noun see Paphlagonia
Paphos
geographical name town SW Cyprus on coast 10 miles (16 kilometers) WNW of site of ancient city of Paphos population 27,800
Papiamento
also Papiamentu noun Etymology: Spanish, from Papiamento papya talk + -mentu -ment Date: 1923 a Spanish-based creole language of Netherlands Antilles
Papiamentu
noun see Papiamento
papier collé
noun (plural papiers collés) Etymology: French, glued paper Date: 1935 collage
papier-mâché
I. noun Etymology: French, literally, chewed paper Date: 1753 a light strong molding material of wastepaper pulped with glue and other additives II. adjective Date: 1753 ...
papilionaceous
adjective Etymology: Latin papilion-, papilio butterfly — more at pavilion Date: 1668 having a corolla (as in the bean or pea) with usually five petals that include a large ...
papilla
noun (plural papillae) Etymology: Latin, nipple, from diminutive of papula pimple; akin to Lithuanian papas nipple Date: 1713 a small projecting body part similar to a nipple ...
papillary
adjective see papilla
papillate
adjective see papilla
papilloma
noun (plural -mas; also papillomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1866 a benign tumor (as a wart) due to overgrowth of epithelial tissue on papillae of vascular connective ...
papillomatous
adjective see papilloma
papillomavirus
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1960 any of a genus (Papillomavirus of the family Papillomaviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses that cause papillomas and are sometimes ...
papillon
noun Etymology: French, literally, butterfly, from Latin papilion-, papilio Date: 1907 any of a European breed of small slender toy spaniels having large erect heavily ...
papillose
adjective see papilla
papillote
noun Etymology: French, from papillon butterfly Date: 1818 a greased usually paper wrapper in which food (as meat or fish) is cooked
Papineau
biographical name Louis Joseph 1786-1871 Canadian politician
papist
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Middle French or New Latin; Middle French papiste, from pape pope; New Latin papista, from Late Latin papa pope Date: 1534 usually ...
papistry
noun Date: 1535 usually disparaging the Roman Catholic religion
papoose
noun Etymology: Narragansett papoòs Date: 1634 a young child of American Indian parents
papovavirus
noun Etymology: papilloma + polyoma + vacuolating + virus Date: 1962 any of a former family (Papovaviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses associated with various tumors of ...
Pappenheim
biographical name Gottfried Heinrich 1594-1632 Graf zu Pappenheim German general
pappose
adjective Date: 1691 having or being a pappus
pappus
noun (plural pappi) Etymology: Latin, from Greek pappos Date: circa 1704 an appendage or tuft of appendages that crowns the ovary or fruit in various seed plants and ...
pappy
noun Date: 1763 chiefly Southern & Midland papa
paprika
noun Etymology: Hungarian, from Serbian & Croatian, from papar ground pepper, ultimately from Latin piper — more at pepper Date: 1843 a usually mild red condiment ...
Papua
geographical name 1. — see New Guinea 1 2. the SE portion of the island of New Guinea; formerly a territory; now part of Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
geographical name country comprising the E part of the island of New Guinea, Bougainville Island, & the Bismarck Archipelago; before 1975 a U.N. trust territory administered ...
Papua New Guinean
adjective or noun see Papua New Guinea
Papua, Gulf of
geographical name arm of Coral Sea SE New Guinea
Papuan
noun Date: 1814 1. a native or inhabitant of Papua 2. a member of any of the native peoples of New Guinea and adjacent areas of Melanesia 3. any of a heterogeneous group ...
papular
adjective Date: circa 1820 consisting of or characterized by papules
papule
noun Etymology: Latin papula Date: 1864 a small solid usually conical elevation of the skin
papyrologist
noun see papyrology
papyrology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1898 the study of papyrus manuscripts • papyrologist noun
papyrus
noun (plural papyri or papyruses) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin — more at paper Date: 14th century 1. a tall perennial sedge (Cyperus papyrus) of the Nile valley ...
par
I. noun Etymology: Latin, one that is equal, from par equal Date: 1622 1. a. the established value of the monetary unit of one country expressed in terms of the monetary ...
par avance
foreign term Etymology: French in advance ; by anticipation
par avion
foreign term Etymology: French by airplane — used on airmail
par excellence
adjective Etymology: French, literally, by excellence Date: 1695 being the best of a kind ; preeminent
par exemple
foreign term Etymology: French for example
par for the course
phrasal not unusual ; normal
par value
noun Date: 1797 par 1b(1)
par-
prefix see para- I
Pará
geographical name 1. river 200 miles (322 kilometers) N Brazil, the E mouth of the Amazon 2. state N Brazil S of the Amazon capital Belém area 481,869 square miles ...
para
I. noun (plural paras or para) Etymology: Turkish, from Persian pāra, literally, piece, scrap Date: 1687 1. a. any of several monetary units of the Turkish Empire b. a ...
Para rubber
noun Etymology: Pará, Brazil Date: 1857 native rubber from South American rubber trees (genus Hevea and especially H. brasiliensis)
Para rubber tree
noun Date: 1930 a South American rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis)
para-
I. prefix or par- Etymology: Greek, from para; akin to Greek pro before — more at for 1. beside ; alongside of ; beyond ; aside from 2. a. closely related to b. ...
para-aminobenzoic acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1906 a colorless para-substituted aminobenzoic acid that is a growth factor of the vitamin B complex and is used as ...
para-aminosalicylic acid
noun Date: 1946 the white crystalline para-substituted isomer of aminosalicylic acid that is made synthetically and is used in the treatment of tuberculosis
parabiosis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1903 1. reversible suspension of obvious vital activities 2. anatomical and physiological union of two organisms • parabiotic adjective ...
parabiotic
adjective see parabiosis
parabiotically
adverb see parabiosis
parable
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin parabola, from Greek parabolē comparison, from paraballein to compare, from para- + ballein to throw — more ...
parabola
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek parabolē, literally, comparison Date: 1579 1. a plane curve generated by a point moving so that its distance from a fixed point is ...
parabolic
adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from Late Latin parabola parable; in sense 2, from New Latin parabola Date: 1669 1. expressed by or being a parable ; allegorical 2. of, ...
parabolically
adverb see parabolic
paraboloid
noun Date: circa 1702 a surface all of whose intersections by planes are either parabolas and ellipses or parabolas and hyperbolas • paraboloidal adjective
paraboloidal
adjective see paraboloid
Paracelsus
biographical name 1493-1541 pseudonym of Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim Swiss-born alchemist & physician
paracetamol
noun Etymology: 1para- + acetyl + amino + phenol Date: 1957 British acetaminophen
parachute
I. noun Etymology: French, from para- (as in parasol) + chute fall — more at chute Date: 1785 1. a device for slowing the descent of a person or object through the air that ...
parachute pants
noun plural Date: 1977 baggy casual pants of lightweight fabric often with an elastic or drawstring at the waist and the cuffs
parachutic
adjective see parachute I
parachutist
noun Date: 1888 one that parachutes: as a. paratrooper b. a person who parachutes as a sport
Paraclete
noun Etymology: Middle English Paraclyte, from Late Latin Paracletus, Paraclitus, from Greek Paraklētos, literally, advocate, intercessor, from parakalein to invoke, from para- ...
paracrine
adjective Etymology: 1para- + -crine (as in endocrine) Date: 1972 of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on adjacent cells — ...
parade
I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from parer to prepare — more at pare Date: circa 1656 1. a pompous show ; exhibition 2. a. the ceremonial formation of a ...
parader
noun see parade II
paradichlorobenzene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1876 a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene and used especially as a moth repellent and ...
paradiddle
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1927 a quick succession of drumbeats slower than a roll and alternating left- and right-hand strokes in a typical L-R-L-L, R-L-R-R pattern
paradigm
noun Etymology: Late Latin paradigma, from Greek paradeigma, from paradeiknynai to show side by side, from para- + deiknynai to show — more at diction Date: 15th century 1. ...
paradigmatic
adjective see paradigm
paradigmatically
adverb see paradigm
paradisaic
adjective see paradisaical

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