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parian

noun par·i·an \ˈper-ē-ən\

Definition of PARIAN

:  a porcelain composed essentially of kaolin and feldspar and usually used unglazed in ornamental articles

Origin of PARIAN

Parian, adjective; from its suitability for making statuettes
First Known Use: 1847

Rhymes with PARIAN

Parian

adjective Par·i·an \ˈper-ē-ən\

Definition of PARIAN

:  of or relating to the island of Paros noted for its marble used extensively for sculpture in ancient times

First Known Use of PARIAN

1578

Rhymes with PARIAN

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