Definition of parcel noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    parcel

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpɑrsl//
     
     
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  1. 1 = package
  2. 2a piece of land 50 five-acre parcels have already been sold.
  3. 3 a small amount of food that is wrapped in something, usually pastry, before it is cooked filo pastry parcels cheese and spinach parcels Fold up the pastry to form a parcel.
  4. Idioms
    part and parcel of something
     
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    an essential part of something Keeping the accounts is part and parcel of my job.
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