part and parcel love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!

part and parcel


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Part.
  • n. an essential or constituent portion; -- a reduplicative phrase. Cf. might and main, kith and kin, etc.


"Parcel" is used in its archaic sense of "an integral or component part." Originally used as a legal term. (Wiktionary)


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.