carrot
Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: kâr'ət, IPA: /ˈkæɹ.ət/; enPR: kĕr'ət, IPA: /ˈkɛɹ.ət/
  • (RP) enPR: kâr'ət, IPA: /ˈkæɹ.ət/
  • (weak vowel merger) homophones en
Noun

carrot

  1. A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, sweet root that is often orange in colour, Daucus carota, especially the subspecies sativus in the family Apiaceae.
  2. A shade of orange similar to the flesh of most carrots (also called carrot orange).
     
  3. Any motivational tool.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: пря́ник
Verb

carrot (carrots, present participle carroting; past and past participle carroted)

  1. (transitive) To treat (an animal pelt) with a solution of mercuric nitrate as part of felt manufacture.



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