[ puh-roo-lis ]
/ pəˈru lɪs /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of parulis
<New Latin <Greek paroulís, equivalent to par-par- + -oulis, derivative of oûlon gum
Words nearby parulis
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British Dictionary definitions for parulis
/ (pəˈruːlɪs) /
noun plural -lides (-lɪˌdiːz)
pathol another name for gumboil
Word Origin for parulis
C19: from para- 1 + Greek oulon gum
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