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Definition of parasol noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈpærəˌsɑl//
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  1. 1a type of light umbrella that women in the past carried to protect themselves from the sun
  2. 2a large umbrella that is used for example on beaches or outside restaurants to protect people from hot sun compare sunshade
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: parasol