PARIES

wall, paries

(noun) (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; “stomach walls”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

paries (plural parietes)

(unadapted borrowing) The wall of any cavity in the body.

(zoology, unadapted borrowing) The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.

Anagrams

• Arispe, Parise, Pearis, Persia, aspire, paires, praise, spirea

Source: Wiktionary


Pa"ri*es, n.; pl. Parietes. Etym: [See Parietes.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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