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tr.v. pared, par·ing, pares
1. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument: pare apples.
2. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving: pared off the excess dough; pared fat from the budget.
3. To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim: pare expenses.
[Middle English paren, from Old French parer, to prepare, trim, from Latin parāre, to prepare; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||parer - a manicurist who trims the fingernails|
manicurist - a beautician who cleans and trims and polishes the fingernails
|2.||parer - a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables|
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
parer[ˈpɛərəʳ] N → pelalegumbres m inv
n (= apple-/fruit-parer) → Schälmesser nt