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Parus atricapillus
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parvenue definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position [syn: nouveau-riche, parvenu, parvenue, upstart]
2: of or characteristic of a parvenu [syn: parvenu, parvenue]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from parvenue, feminine of parvenum, past participle Date: 1826 a woman who is a parvenu parvenue adjective



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