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Adjective: parched  paa(r)cht
  1. Dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    "parched soil";
    - adust [archaic], baked, scorched, sunbaked
     
  2. Toasted or roasted slightly
    "parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet"
Verb: parch  paa(r)ch
  1. Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
    "The sun parched the earth";
    - sear

See also: cooked, dry

Type of: dry, dry out

Encyclopedia: Parch, Iran