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pareo

[pahr-ey-oh, -ey-oo] /ˈpɑr eɪˌoʊ, -eɪˌu/
noun, plural pareos.
1.
pareu (def 2).
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  • Strickland, clad only in a pareo, was standing with his back to the door, but he turned round when he heard the sound of boots.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • He painted her over and over again, sometimes with a pareo on and sometimes with nothing at all.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • "It's a comfort to get into a pareo when one gets back from town," said Jackson.

    The Trembling of a Leaf William Somerset Maugham
  • He pulled a note from the folds of his pareo and tossed it to me with a short laugh.

    The White Waterfall James Francis Dwyer
  • Arnold Jackson, no longer in spruce ducks, wore nothing but a pareo round his loins and walked barefoot.

    The Trembling of a Leaf William Somerset Maugham
  • I assure you, I can be just as solemn in a pareo and a wreath of roses, as in a high hat and a cut-away coat.

    The Trembling of a Leaf William Somerset Maugham
  • The pareo is a long strip of trade cotton, red or blue, stamped with a white pattern.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

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