parer

World English Dictionary
pare (pɛə)
 
vb
1.  to peel or cut (the outer layer) from (something)
2.  to cut the edges from (the nails); trim
3.  to decrease bit by bit
 
[C13: from Old French parer to adorn, from Latin parāre to make ready]
 
'parer
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;