- A set of jewellery to be worn together.
Etymology: From Old (and modern) French French, parure, from parer "pare".
- 1979: Why, then, was she not in Bond Street, as advertised, scribbling her signature on Travellers' Cheques and scooping up emerald parures and things? " Kyril Bonfiglioli, After You with the Pistol (Penguin 2001, p. 202)
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