1570s, agent noun from pare (v.).
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It is derived from the French parer to parry, and chute a fall.The Mastery of the Air|William J. Claxton
Keep this parer clean by scrubbing the inside with a stiff brush and rinsing well with water after using.
The water acts as the medium for moving the vegetables and for removing the bits of skin from the sides of the parer.