[pahr-suh n] /ˈpɑr sən/
a member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister; pastor; rector.
the holder or incumbent of a parochial benefice, especially an Anglican.
a parish priest in the Church of England, formerly applied only to those who held ecclesiastical benefices
(NZ) a nonconformist minister
late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone “curate, parson, holder of Church office” (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona “parson” (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the “person” legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae “person of the church.”
[pahr-suh nz] /ˈpɑr sənz/ noun 1. Talcott [tawl-kot,, tal-] /ˈtɔl kɒt,, ˈtæl-/ (Show IPA), 1902–79, U.S. sociologist and author. 2. Theophilus, 1750–1813, U.S. jurist. 3. William, Third Earl of Rosse, 1800–67, Irish astronomer. 4. a town in SE Kansas. [pahr-suh n] /ˈpɑr sən/ noun 1. a member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister; pastor; […]
noun 1. a square or rectangular table, often of lightweight material, with straight legs that are square in cross section and of the same thickness as the top extending from the corners flush with the top so as to appear jointless.
- Pars plana
pars plana pars pla·na (plā’nə) n. See ciliary disk.
- Pars tympanica
pars tympanica pars tym·pan·i·ca (tĭm-pān’ĭ-kə) n. The tympanic portion of the temporal bone, forming the greater part of the wall of the external acoustic meatus.