Phren vs Paren - What's the difference?

phren | paren |


As nouns the difference between phren and paren

is that phren is the brain or mind while paren is (informal) a parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).

phren

English

(wikipedia phren)

Noun

  • The brain or mind.
  • Some ancient Greeks, including Aristotle, believed that the phren was located in the heart rather than the cranium.

    paren

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).
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