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parr

[pahr] /pɑr/
noun, plural parrs (especially collectively) parr.
1.
a young salmon, having dark crossbars on its sides.
2.
the young of certain other fishes, as the codfish.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; origin uncertain

Parr

[pahr] /pɑr/
noun
1.
Catherine, Catherine Parr.
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parr

/pɑː/
noun (pl) parrs, parr
1.
a salmon up to two years of age, with dark spots and transverse bands
Word Origin
C18: of unknown origin

Parr

/pɑː/
noun
1.
Catherine. 1512–48, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England
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Word Origin and History for parr
n.

"young salmon," c.1720, Scottish, of unknown origin.

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