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nonpareil (adj.)

mid-15c., non-parail, "having no equal," from Old French nonpareil "not equal, unequaled, peerless," from non- "not" (see non-) + pareil "equal" (from Latin par "equal;" see par (n.)). The noun meaning "an unequaled person or thing" is from 1590s; first applied to a kind of candy 1690s. As the name of a printing type (6 point size) it is attested from 1640s.

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Definitions of nonpareil
1
nonpareil (n.)
model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal;
nonpareil (n.)
colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies;
nonpareil (n.)
a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar;
2
nonpareil (adj.)
eminent beyond or above comparison;
the team's nonpareil center fielder
Synonyms: matchless / one / one and only / peerless / unmatched / unmatchable / unrivaled / unrivalled
From wordnet.princeton.edu