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parlornoun [C]

(Cdn Br parlour)  us   /ˈpɑr·lər/
  • parlor noun [C] (STORE)

a ​store that ​sells a ​statedproduct, or a ​business that ​provides a ​statedservice: an ​icecream parlor a ​beauty parlor
  • parlor noun [C] (ROOM)

dated a ​room in a ​privatehouse used esp. for ​entertainingguests: the ​front parlor
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