paris


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paris \Par"is\, n.
   The chief city of France.
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   Paris green. See under Green, n.

   Paris white (Chem.), purified chalk used as a pigment;
      whiting; Spanish white.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paris \Par"is\, n. [From Paris, the son of Priam.] (Bot.)
   A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris;
   truelove. It has been used as a narcotic.
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   Note: It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but
         has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.
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