Parsifal



[pahr-suh-fuh l, -fahl] /ˈpɑr sə fəl, -ˌfɑl/

noun
1.
(italics) a music drama by Richard Wagner: composed 1877–82; première 1882.
2.
Teutonic Legend. (def 1).
/ˈpɑːsɪfəl; -ˌfɑːl/
noun
1.
(German myth) the hero of a medieval cycle of legends about the Holy Grail English eqivalent Percival

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    [pahr-suh-moh-nee-uh s] /ˌpɑr səˈmoʊ ni əs/ adjective 1. characterized by or showing ; frugal or stingy. adj. 1590s, from Latin parsimonia “frugality, thrift” (see parsimony) + -ous. Not originally with the suggestion of stinginess. Related: Parsimoniously; parsimoniousness.

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  • Parsimony

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