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parr

 (pär)
n. pl. parr or parrs
1. A young salmon that is older than a fry and younger than a smolt, having dark marks on the sides.
2. The young of various other fishes.

[Origin unknown.]

parr

(pɑː)
n, pl parrs or parr
(Animals) a salmon up to two years of age, with dark spots and transverse bands
[C18: of unknown origin]

Parr

(pɑː)
n
(Biography) Catherine. 1512–48, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England

parr

(pɑr)

n., pl. parrs, (esp. collectively) parr.
1. a young salmon.
2. the young of certain other fishes, as the codfish.
[1705–15; orig. uncertain]

Parr

(pɑr)

n.
Catherine, Catherine Parr.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parr - Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)Parr - Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)
2.parr - a young salmon up to 2 years old
young fish - a fish that is young
3.parr - the young of various fishes
young fish - a fish that is young
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