Definition for PAR-AL-LEL'O-GRAM

PAR-AL-LEL'O-GRAM, n. [Gr. παραλληλος and γραμμα.]

  1. In geometry, a right lined quadrilateral figure, whose opposite sides are parallel and equal. – Harris.
  2. In common use, this word is applied to quadrilateral figures of more length than breadth, and this is its sense in the passage cited by Johnson from Brown.

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