Definition of parclose in English:

parclose

noun

  • A screen or railing in a church enclosing a tomb or altar or separating off a side chapel.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French parclos(e) ‘enclosed’, past participle of parclore (from Latin per- ‘thoroughly’ + claudere ‘to close’).

Pronunciation

parclose

/ˈpɑːkləʊz/