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A set of matched jewelry or other ornaments.
[French, from Old French, adornment, from parer, to adorn; see pare.]
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(Jewellery) a set of jewels or other ornaments
[C15: from Old French pareure adornment, from parer to embellish, from Latin parāre to arrange]
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a matching set of jewels or ornaments.
[1200–50; Middle English < Old French pareure peeling < Latin parātūra=parāt(us), past participle of parāre to prepare (see pare) + -ūra -ure]
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