Parian

Parian

[pair-ee-uhn, par-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Paros, noted for its white marble.
2.
noting or pertaining to a fine, unglazed porcelain resembling this marble.
3.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a native or inhabitant of Paros.
noun
4.
a native or inhabitant of Paros.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin Pari(us) of Paros + -an

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Parian (ˈpɛərɪən)
 
adj
1.  denoting or relating to a fine white marble mined in classical times in Paros
2.  denoting or relating to a fine biscuit porcelain used mainly for statuary
3.  of or relating to Paros
 
n
4.  a native or inhabitant of Paros
5.  Parian marble
6.  Parian porcelain

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