Etymology: parlour, parlur, parloir, parlatorium.
- (Especially Southern US): a covered open-air patio.
- A room for lounging (especially for reading); a sitting-room; a drawing-room.
- (archaic): The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from without.
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