ma-and-pa

adjective
\ ˌmä-ən-ˈpä How to pronounce ma-and-pa (audio) , ˌmȯ-ən-ˈpȯ \

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1671, in the meaning defined above

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“Ma-and-pa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ma-and-pa. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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