Definition of paramour in English:

paramour

Syllabification: par·a·mour
Pronunciation: /ˈparəˌmo͝or
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: from Old French par amour 'by love'; in English the phrase was written from an early date as one word and came to be treated as a noun.

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