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 for parlance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Parlance \Par"lance\ (p[aum]r"lans), n. [OF., fr. F. parler to
     speak. See Parley.]
     Conversation; discourse; talk; diction; phrase; as, in legal
     parlance; in common parlance.
     [1913 Webster]
           A hate of gossip parlance and of sway.   --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster] Parlando

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of
           a language [syn: parlance, idiom]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "parlance":
     choice of words, composition, dialect, diction, expression,
     formulation, grammar, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lingo,
     lingua, locution, parole, personal usage, phrase, phraseology,
     phrasing, rhetoric, speech, talk, tongue, usage, use of words,
     usus loquendi, verbiage, wordage, wording

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     A concurrent language.
     ["Parallel Processing Structures: Languages, Schedules, and
     Performance Results", P.F. Reynolds, PhD Thesis, UT Austin

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