Parian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the island of Páros or its inhabitants.
    • Of or being a form of white, semitranslucent marble quarried at Páros and extremely valued in old times for making sculptures.
    • Of or being a fine white porcelain.
    • Of or related to Paros, an island inside Ægean water noted for the exemplary statuary marble.
  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of Páros.
    • Parian marble.
    • Parian porcelain.
    • A native or inhabitant of Paros.
    • A ceramic ware, a kind of bisque porcelain, likely to resemble the fine-textured white marble of Paros.
    • A native or inhabitant of Paros.
    • A ceramic ware, resembling unglazed porcelain biscuit, that are manufactured statuettes, ornaments, etc.
    • an excellent number of porcelain, or porcelain clay, that statuettes, etc., are available: so-named from resemblance of operate in it to white marble.
    • A native of Paros.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the Ægean Sea.

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