[par-i-myoo-choo-uh l] /ˌpær ɪˈmyu tʃu əl/
a form of betting and of handling the betting on horse races at racetracks, in which those holding winning tickets divide the total amount bet in proportion to their wagers, less a percentage for the management, taxes, etc.
Also called parimutuel machine. an electronic machine that registers bets in parimutuel betting as they are made and calculates and posts the changing odds and final payoffs.
noun (pl) pari-mutuels, paris-mutuels (ˌpærɪˈmjuːtjʊəlz)
1881, from French pari-mutuel “mutual wager,” from pari “wager” (from parier “to bet,” from Latin pariare “to settle a debt,” literally “to make equal,” from par, genitive paris, “equal;” see par) + mutuel “mutual,” from Latin mutuus (see mutual).
[pair-ing] /ˈpɛər ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. a piece or part off: apple parings. [pair] /pɛər/ verb (used with object), pared, paring. 1. to cut off the outer coating, layer, or part of. 2. to remove (an outer coating, layer, or part) by cutting (often followed by […]
noun 1. a woodworker’s gouge having the bezel on the concave face.
noun 1. a short-bladed kitchen knife for paring fruits and vegetables.
[pah-ree pahs-soo; English pair-ahy pas-oo, pair-ee] /ˈpɑ ri ˈpɑs su; English ˈpɛər aɪ ˈpæs u, ˈpɛər i/ adverb, adjective, Latin. 1. with equal pace or progress; side by side. 2. without partiality; equably; fairly. /ˌpærɪ ˈpæsuː; ˈpɑːrɪ/ adverb 1. generally (law) with equal speed or progress; equably: often used to refer to the right of […]