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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]
carpal tunnel syndrome a pathological condition of pressure on the median nerve of the wrist and hand, usu. resulting in pain, numbness, and muscular weakening.
car park (chiefly British) a usu. paved area where motor vehicles can be parked; parking lot.
carpe diem (Latin) seize the day; the attitude or advice that one should enjoy today without thought for tomorrow.
carpel the female organ of a flower, consisting of a modified leaf that forms a single pistil or one member of a compound pistil, in which the seeds mature.