a small palm, Chamaedorea elegans, native to Central America, having a reedlike stem and long, pointed leaflets, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
- Parlor pink
noun phrase A mildly radical socialist; political liberal (1935+)
[pahr-ler] /ˈpɑr lər/ noun, adjective, Chiefly British. 1. . [pahr-ler] /ˈpɑr lər/ noun 1. Older Use. a room for the reception and entertainment of visitors to one’s home; living room. 2. a room, apartment, or building serving as a place of business for certain businesses or professions: funeral parlor; beauty parlor. 3. a somewhat private […]
- Parlour game
noun 1. an informal indoor game
[pahr-luh s] /ˈpɑr ləs/ adjective 1. perilous; dangerous. 2. Obsolete. clever; shrewd. adverb 3. to a large extent; greatly. /ˈpɑːləs/ adjective 1. dangerous or difficult 2. cunning adverb 3. extremely adj. late 14c., late Middle English contraction of perilous.