nonpareil |ˌnänpəˈrel|adjectivehaving no match or equal; unrivaled he is a nonpareil storyteller [postpositive film critic nonpareil.nounan unrivaled or matchless person or thing.a flat round candy made of chocolate covered with white sugar sprinkles.Printing an old type size equal to six points (larger than ruby or agate, smaller than emerald or minion).ORIGIN late Middle English : from French, from non- ‘not’ pareil‘equal’ (from popular Latin pariculus, diminutive of Latin par ‘equal’).
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