Origin of parens
Other definitions for parens (2 of 2)
How to use parens in a sentence
Salve magna parens, (Hail, mighty parent) is from Virgil's Georgics, ii.Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)|Boswell
At ille iussis maternis parens, ad locum ubi uitulus erat commestus accedens, ossa eius collegit et uitulum resuscitauit.The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran|Anonymous
My first thought in any trouble, difficulty, or perplexity would be: "Salve sancta Parens!"Mater Christi|Mother St. Paul
Brevis voluptas mox doloris est parens—Short-lived 35 pleasure is the parent of pain.
Virginity, the mother of great things, magna parens rerum, holds in her fair white hands the keys of the upper worlds.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac