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Noun: paragon  'per-u,gón or 'per-u-gun [N. Amer], 'pa-ru-gun or 'pa-ru,gón [Brit]
  1. An ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    - idol, perfection, beau idéal
     
  2. Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    - ideal, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch [archaic], nonsuch [archaic]

Derived forms: paragons

Type of: ideal, model, role model

Encyclopedia: Paragon, In