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  Definition of parable
  1. a short moral story (often with animal characters)
  2. (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message; "the parable of the prodigal son"
Similar Words: fable, allegory, apologue

 

Hyponyms: Aesop's fables, Pilgrim's Progress

 

Derivational Morphology: allegorize, allegorise

 

 
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