[ pahr-kuh ]

  1. an ancient Roman goddess of childbirth and destiny.: Compare Parcae.

  2. any one of the Parcae.

Words Nearby Parca Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Parca in a sentence

  • Innumerable things the little lupa learned at the side of the old woman, bony and ugly as a Parca!

    Snnica | Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Exceptus igitur a quodam cena satis Parca et paene cottidiana, hoc tantum insusurravit: Non putabam me tibi esse tam familiarem.

    Selections from Viri Romae | Charles Franois L'Homond
  • It shall be my resolve, lastingly, I hope, to endure until it pleases the implacable Parca: to break the thread.

    Beethoven: the Man and the Artist | Ludwig van Beethoven