Definition of parenchyme in English:

parenchyme

noun

  • 1Anatomy= "parenchyma".

  • 2Botany= "parenchyma".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Stillingfleet (1635–1699), bishop of Worcester and theologian. From Middle French, French parenchyme or its etymon Hellenistic Greek παρέγχυμα parenchyma.

Pronunciation

parenchyme

/pəˈrɛŋkɪm/