parvo

[ pahr-voh ]
/ ˈpɑr voʊ /
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noun, plural par·vos.


Nearby words

  1. parvenue,
  2. parvi-,
  3. parvicellular,
  4. parvifoliate,
  5. parvis,
  6. parvoviridae,
  7. parvovirus,
  8. parzival,
  9. pará,
  10. pará rhatany

Origin of parvo

by shortening

multum in parvo

[ moo l-too m in pahr-woh; English muhl-tuh m in pahr-voh ]
/ ˈmʊl tʊm ɪn ˈpɑr woʊ; English ˈmʌl təm ɪn ˈpɑr voʊ /

Latin.

much in little; a great deal in a small space or in brief.
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British Dictionary definitions for parvo

multum in parvo

/ (ˈmʊltʊm ɪn ˈpɑːvəʊ) /

much in a small space

Word Origin for multum in parvo

Latin

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Medicine definitions for parvo

parvo

[ pärvō ]

n.

A parvovirus.

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