noun: A company or agency owned wholly or partly by the government.
adjective: Relating to such an organization.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek para- (beside) + state, from Latin status (condition). Earliest documented use: 1944.


TARASTATAL - How's the plantation doing, Scarlett?

PAPASTATAL - pertaining to the Fatherland

PARASTANAL - adjacent to Tin on the Periodic Table of the Elements, like Antimony, Indium, Germanium, or Lead