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carnelian a hard red or reddish brown semiprecious gemstone.
carnitine a compound, particularly concentrated in muscle, required for transporting fatty acids into mitochondria.
carnival a traveling commercial amusement show, usu. offering rides, games of chance, and sideshows. [2 definitions]
carnivore a flesh-eating animal, esp. a meat-eating mammal. (Cf. herbivore.) [2 definitions]
carnivorous flesh-eating. (Cf. herbivorous.) [2 definitions]
carny (informal) an employee of a traveling carnival.
carob a tree of the eastern Mediterranean that bears long flat pods containing a sweet pulp and hard seeds. [2 definitions]
carol a song of joy, esp. a Christmas hymn. [4 definitions]
Carolina (pl.) the U.S. states of North and South Carolina (prec. by "the").
Carolus Linnaeus a Swedish botanist (b.1707--d.1778).
carom in pool or billiards, a shot in which the player's ball strikes two other balls in succession. [4 definitions]
carotene a reddish orange hydrocarbon pigment produced in orange, yellow, and dark green plant parts, and required in human nutrition as a source of vitamin A.
carotenoid any of several yellow to deep red pigments, like and including carotene, that is found in many vegetables and animal fats and is required in human nutrition. [3 definitions]
carotid either of the major arteries on each side of the neck, through which blood flows to the head; carotid artery. [2 definitions]
carousal a boisterous, drunken revel; carouse.
carouse to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner. [2 definitions]
carousel a merry-go-round. [2 definitions]
-carp part of a fruit; fruit.
carp1 to complain and criticize constantly, esp. about petty things.
carp2 a large edible freshwater fish, found or bred in lakes and ponds. [2 definitions]
carpal of or pertaining to the wrist. [2 definitions]