par·​o·​li | \ ˌparəˈlē \
plural -es

Definition of paroli

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a system of betting in which the bettor leaves staked money and its winnings as a further stake : parlay sense 1
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Definition of paroli (Entry 2 of 2)

: to use the paroli in a series of bets

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History and Etymology for paroli


French, from Italian (Neapolitan dialect), plural of parolo, from Italian (Neapolitan dialect) paro equal, from Latin par

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“Paroli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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