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Parian

[pair-ee-uh n, par-] /ˈpɛər i ən, ˈpær-/
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
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin Pari(us) of Paros + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Parian

Parian

/ˈpɛərɪən/
adjective
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
noun
4.
a native or inhabitant of Paros
5.
Parian marble
6.
Parian porcelain
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