Definition of parure
: a matched set of ornaments (as jewelry)
Origin of parure
French, literally, adornment, from Old French pareure, from parer to prepare, adorn — more at pare
First Known Use: 1818
Rhymes with parure
abjure, adjure, Adour, allure, amour, Ashur, assure, brochure, ceinture, cocksure, coiffure, conjure, contour, couture, demure, detour, dirt-poor, endure, ensure, faubourg, for sure, Fraktur, grandeur, gravure, guipure, hachure, immure, impure, insure, inure, kultur, land-poor, langur, ligure, manure, mature, mohur, obscure, perdure, procure, rondure, secure, siddur, tambour, tandoor, tenure, Uighur, unmoor, velour, velure
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