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paris Idioms & Phrases


genus paris

  • noun sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    Paris.
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herb paris

  • noun European herb with yellow-green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums; reputed to be poisonous
    herb Paris.
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paris daisy

  • noun perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus Chrysanthemum
    Argyranthemum frutescens; marguerite daisy; marguerite; Chrysanthemum frutescens.
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Paris green

  • noun a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
  • noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
    yellow green; pea green; chartreuse; yellowish green.
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  • . See under Green, n.
Webster 1913

paris quadrifolia

  • noun European herb with yellow-green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums; reputed to be poisonous
    herb Paris.
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paris university

  • noun a university in Paris; intellectual center of France
    Paris University; Sorbonne.
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Paris white

  • (Chem.), purified chalk used as a pigment; whiting; Spanish white.
Webster 1913

plaster of paris

  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster.
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university of paris

  • noun a university in Paris; intellectual center of France
    Paris University; Sorbonne.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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