Meaning of parenthetic

par•en•thet•ic

Pronunciation: (par"un-thet'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a parenthesis: several unnecessary parenthetic remarks.
  2. characterized by the use of parentheses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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