Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1archaic A person or thing that is regarded as perfect or excellent.utmost, optimum, last word, very limit, height, epitome, peak, pinnacle, acme, apex, apogee, zenith, culmination, perfection, nonpareil, extreme, extremity
2another term for "black medick" (see medick)
Early 17th century coined on the pattern of nonpareil.
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