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Etymology

From Old French parcelle.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
parcel

Plural
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parcel ({{{1}}})
  1. A package wrapped for shipment.
    I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.
  2. A division of land bought and sold as a unit.
    I own a small parcel of land between the refinery and the fish cannery.

Synonyms

  • (package wrapped for shipment): package
  • (division of land bought and sold as a unit): plot

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Verb

Infinitive
to parcel

Third person singular
parcels

Simple past
parceled or parcelled

Past participle
parceled or parcelled

Present participle
parceling or parcelling

to parcel (third-person singular simple present parcels, present participle parceling or parcelling, simple past and past participle parceled or parcelled)
  1. To warp up into a parcel

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