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 (păr′ə-sôl′, -sŏl′)
A light, usually small umbrella carried as protection from the sun.

[French, from Italian parasole : parare, to shield (from Latin parāre, to prepare; see perə- in Indo-European roots) + sole, sun (from Latin sōl; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots).]

par′a·soled′ adj.
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having a parasol
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