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parr

[ pahr ]
/ pɑr /
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noun, plural parrs, (especially collectively) parr.

a young salmon, having dark crossbars on its sides.
the young of certain other fishes, as the codfish.

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Origin of parr

First recorded in 1765–70; origin uncertain

Definition for parr (2 of 2)

Parr
[ pahr ]
/ pɑr /

noun

Catherine. Catherine Parr.
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British Dictionary definitions for parr (1 of 2)

parr
/ (pɑː) /

noun plural parrs or parr

a salmon up to two years of age, with dark spots and transverse bands

Word Origin for parr

C18: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for parr (2 of 2)

Parr
/ (pɑː) /

noun

Catherine. 1512–48, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England
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