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parasolnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpær.ə.sɒl/ us   /ˈper.ə.sɑːl/
a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun
(Definition of parasol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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parasolnoun [C]

us   /ˈpær·əˌsɔl, -ˌsɑl/
a type of umbrella (= round cloth-covered frame on a stick) carried by women, esp. in the past, for protection from the sun
(Definition of parasol from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parasol”
in Spanish parasol, sombrilla, quitasol…
in Vietnamese ô che nắng…
in Malaysian payung…
in Thai ร่มกันแดด…
in French parasol…
in German der Sonnenschirm…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时妇女用的)阳伞…
in Indonesian payung fantasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時婦女用的)陽傘…
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