The definition of a parcel is a package, or a piece of land.(noun)
Parcel is defined as to package or divide up.(verb)
An example of to parcel is to divide up the remaining cookies among the three children.
See parcel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr parcelle < LL *particella, for L particula: see particle
See parcel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French, portion
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *particella
Origin: , diminutive of Latin particula
Origin: , diminutive of pars, part-, part; see perə-2 in Indo-European roots.
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