Word Origin for parra
Examples from the Web for parra
The 'Parra Africana' runs about on the surface, as if walking on water, catching insects.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
From its shape this is called the cuatrillo, Parra having adopted for it an old form of the figure 4.The Annals of the Cakchiquels|Daniel G. Brinton
Parra Gastha's the boy that knows his duty—more power, Parra Gastha!Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent|William Carleton
At the rate of one parra per month for each person, 1,875 people could be maintained for two years with this store of rice.Memoir of Hendrick Zwaardecroon, commandeur of Jaffnapatam|Hendrick Zwaardecroon
Send round the punch, Dan; an' give us a song, Parra Gastha.