pari-


  1. a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words: paripinnate.

Origin of pari-

1
<Late Latin pari- combining form of pārpar1

Words Nearby pari-

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How to use pari- in a sentence

  • Huic filius Roluo succedit, uir corporis animique dotibus uenustus, qui statur magnitudinem pari uirtutis habitu commendaret.

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
  • Qualiter enim regem censeri posse, cui senectus animum, ccitas oculum pari caliginis horrore fuscauerit?

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
  • The growth of artificial wants is as much the cause as the effect of civilisation: they proceed pari passu.

British Dictionary definitions for pari-

pari-

combining form
  1. equal or equally; even (in number): parisyllabic; paripinnate

Origin of pari-

1
from Latin par

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