parcel post: Meaning and Definition of

par'cel post'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in the U.S. Postal Service) nonpreferential mail consisting of packages and parcels, weighing one pound or more sent at fourth-class rates. Cf.
  2. the branch of a postal service that processes and delivers parcels.
  3. the service this branch renders.
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