noun \ˈper-ə-ˌsl, -ˌsäl, ˈpa-rə-\

: a light umbrella that you use to protect yourself from the sun

Full Definition of PARASOL

:  a lightweight umbrella used as a sunshade

Origin of PARASOL

French, from Old Italian parasole, from parare to shield + sole sun, from Latin sol — more at parapet, solar
First Known Use: 1660


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