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par·lor

parlor

 
 
pronunciation:
par lr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a room in a house, hotel, restaurant, or the like for conversation or for entertaining guests.
She brought the guests into the parlor for tea.
definition 2: a room or business used for a particular activity or service.
My grandmother goes to the beauty parlor once a week.
Word History
Parlor comes from an early French word that means "chat room."
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