Law spoken evidence given in court by a witness
now only in by parol
Origin of parolMiddle French parole ; from OFr: see parole
Law oral or verbal
Oral as opposed to written communication: a conveyance of land by parol.
Expressed or evidenced by an oral statement as opposed to a written document.
Origin of parolMiddle English parole, from Anglo-Norman, from Vulgar Latin *paraula; see parole.