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  • n. A tool used to pare things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, pares; an instrument for paring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which pares; specifically, an instrument for paring: as, an apple-parer, or a peach-parer.
  • n. In agriculture, an instrument for scraping off weeds or grass or loosening their roots; specifically, a horse-hoe having a single broad flat blade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
  • n. a manicurist who trims the fingernails

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