from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of parlor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A room for talking, especially the room in a monastery or convent where residents can talk with visitors.
- n. The living room of a house, or a room for entertaining guests.
- n. A comfortable room in a public house.
- n. A shop or other business selling goods specified by context.
- n. A shed used for milking cattle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as parlor.
- n. A room in an inn or club where visitors can be received.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
- n. a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
From Anglo-Norman parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler ("to speak"). (Wiktionary)