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Parian

[ pair-ee-uhn, par- ]
/ ˈpɛər i ən, ˈpær- /
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adjective

of or relating to Paros, noted for its white marble.
noting or pertaining to a fine, unglazed porcelain resembling this marble.
of, relating to, or resembling a native or inhabitant of Paros.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Paros.

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Origin of Parian

1630–40; <Latin Pari(us) of Paros + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Parian

Parian
/ (ˈpɛərɪən) /

adjective

denoting or relating to a fine white marble mined in classical times in Paros
denoting or relating to a fine biscuit porcelain used mainly for statuary
of or relating to Paros

noun

a native or inhabitant of Paros
Parian marble
Parian porcelain
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