parolivary etymology

English word parolivary comes from English para-, English olivary (Shaped like an olive.)

Detailed word origin of parolivary

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
para- English (eng) Forming words relating to disability sport (obsolete, not productive) to guard against, to avert, to shield from; to provide protection against, defence from Parachute. (organic chemistry) In isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in opposite positions (compare ortho- and meta-.). Abnormal, incorrect. Above, beyond. Beside, near, alongside. Resembling.
olivary English (eng) Shaped like an olive.
parolivary English (eng) Situated near the olivary body.

Words with the same origin as parolivary

Descendants of para-
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