- a young salmon, having dark crossbars on its sides.
- the young of certain other fishes, as the codfish.
Origin of parr
- Catherine. Catherine Parr.
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Contemporary Examples of parr
Parr thinks the app has already begun resonating as a style test kitchen amongst users.
But for now, it is “interesting to see where the figures spread, and find themselves on different platforms,” Parr says.
Historical Examples of parr
"Make me as old as Dr. Parr or old Galen's head, if you like," was the answer.Shoulder-Straps
Parr showed his downcast eyelids and lantern jaws in the doorway.
When he had recovered from her simplicity, Parr prepared to tell her what she had come to hear.
Parr explained that this stranger was prepared to give lessons in Arabic.
Her ring was answered by Parr's niece, the woman with the sleek bandeaux.
- a salmon up to two years of age, with dark spots and transverse bands
Word Origin for parr
- Catherine. 1512–48, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England
Word Origin and History for parr
"young salmon," c.1720, Scottish, of unknown origin.