Parol Definition

pə-rōl, părəl
noun
Spoken evidence given in court by a witness.
Webster's New World
Oral as opposed to written communication.
A conveyance of land by parol.
American Heritage
(law) Oral declaration; word of mouth.
Wiktionary

(law) A writing not under seal.

Wiktionary

An ornamental star-like Christmas lantern from the Philippines.

Wiktionary
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adjective
Expressed or evidenced by an oral statement as opposed to a written document.
American Heritage
Oral or verbal.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Parol

Noun

Singular:
parol
Plural:
parols

Origin of Parol

  • from Middle French parole, from Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolÄ“)

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English parole from Anglo-Norman from Vulgar Latin paraula parole

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Tagalog parol, from Spanish farol (“lantern")

    From Wiktionary

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