Pa*rel"la (?), Pa`relle (?), n. [Cf. F. parelle.] Bot. (a)

A name for two kinds of dock (Rumex Patientia and R. Hydrolapathum).

(b)

A kind of lichen (Lecanora parella) once used in dyeing and in the preparation of litmus.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.