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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The division of each hemisphere of the brain that lies beneath each parietal bone.

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  • n. One of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain.

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

  • n. that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head

Etymologies

From Latin paries 'walls of a house' (Wiktionary)

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