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parlance

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noun par·lance \ˈpär-lən(t)s\

Simple Definition of parlance

  • : language used by a particular group of people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of parlance

  1. 1 :  speech; especially :  formal debate or parley

  2. 2 :  manner or mode of speech :  idiom

Origin of parlance

Middle French, from Old French, from parler


First Known Use: 1577

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