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noun 
  1. A short story illustrating a lesson; compare with fable, allegory.
  2. (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message (Example: "The parable of the prodigal son").
Etymology: From Old French parabole < parabola < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (parabolÄ)


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