from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Dried out from extreme heat.
  • adjective Roasted or dried.
  • adjective Very thirsty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Dry.
  • adjective Thirsty.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of parch.

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

  • adjective dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
  • adjective toasted or roasted slightly


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