from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Formerly, a subunit of currency in several countries in the Ottoman/Turkish and Yugoslav regions.
- n. A woman who has had a certain number of pregnancies, indicated by the number prepended to this word.
- n. A paragraph.
- n. A paratrooper.
- adj. very drunk
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coin of the Turkish dominions, struck in silver and in copper, and current from the end of the seventeenth century.
- n. (pä′ rä). In the East Indies, a measure of capacity (at Bombay 3⅓ bushels); also, a measure of weight (at Ceylon from 30 to 50 pounds, according to the commodity, as coffee, pepper, rice, etc.).
- n. A prefix of Greek origin, meaning ‘from beside,’ ‘beside,’ ‘near,’ ‘by,’ etc. See etymology.
- n. A copper coin of Servia (one centime).
- n. An abbreviation of Paraguay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
- n. 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia
- n. port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin
- n. a soldier in the paratroops
- n. an estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River flows
Serbo-Croatian, from Turkish, from Persian parāh, piece, para.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The second part of words such as primipara and multipara (Wiktionary)
Shortened from paragraph (Wiktionary)
Shortened from paratrooper (Wiktionary)
Shortened from paralytic (Wiktionary)