(Par"ty), adv. Partly. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Par"ty-coat`ed) a. Having a motley coat, or coat of divers colors. Shak.
(Par"ty-col`ored, Par"ti-col`ored) a. Colored with different tints; variegated; as, a party-
colored flower. "Parti-colored lambs." Shak.
(Par"ty*ism) n. Devotion to party.
(Par`um*bil"ic*al) a. [Pref. para- + umbilical.] (Anat.) Near the umbilicus; applied
especially to one or more small veins which, in man, connect the portal vein with the epigastric veins in
the front wall of the abdomen.
(||Pa*ru"si*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. presence, fr. to be present; para` beside + to be.] (Rhet.) A figure
of speech by which the present tense is used instead of the past or the future, as in the animated narration
of past, or in the prediction of future, events.
(Par`va*nim"i*ty) n. [L. parvus little + animus mind.] The state or quality of having a little
or ignoble mind; pettiness; meanness; opposed to magnanimity. De Quincey.
(Par"ve*nu`) n. [F., prop. p. p. of parvenir to attain to, to succeed, to rise to high station, L.
pervenire to come to; per through + venire to come. See Par, prep., and Come.] An upstart; a man
newly risen into notice.
(Par"vis, Par"vise) n. [F. parvis, fr. LL. paravisus, fr. L. paradisus. See Paradise.] a court of
entrance to, or an inclosed space before, a church; hence, a church porch; sometimes formerly used
as place of meeting, as for lawyers. Chaucer.
(Par"vi*tude Par"vi*ty) n. [L. parvitas, fr. parvus little: cf. OF. parvité.] Littleness. [Obs.]
(Par"vo*lin) n. (Physiol. Chem.) A nonoxygenous ptomaine, formed in the putrefaction of
albuminous matters, especially of horseflesh and mackerel.