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 Parapherna’liaParc aux Cerfs [deer parks]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Par’asite
 
(Greek, para stos, eating at another’s cost). A plant or animal that lives on another; hence a hanger-on, who fawns and flatters for the sake of his food.   1
 


 Parapherna’liaParc aux Cerfs [deer parks]. 

 
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