To pare is defined as to peel, reduce or remove by trimming off the outside.(verb)
An example of to pare is using a knife to remove the skin of an orange.
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transitive verb pared pared, par·ing, pares
Origin: Middle English paren
Origin: , from Old French parer, to prepare, trim
Origin: , from Latin parāre, to prepare; see perə-1 in Indo-European roots.
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