Carrot

The carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus; etymology: from Late Latin carōta, from Greek καρωτόν karōton, originally from the Indo-European root ker- (horn), due to its horn-like shape) is a root vegetable, usually orange in colour, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist. It has a crisp texture when fresh. The most commonly ...
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Carrot

• (n.) An umbelliferous biennial plant (Daucus Carota), of many varieties. • (n.) The esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow color.
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carrot

(Daucus carota), herbaceous, generally biennial plant of the Apiaceae family that produces an edible taproot. Among common varieties root shapes ... [3 related articles]
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Carrot

(Daucus) This plant is cultivated for its enlarged, edible root and is commonly known as the Carrot. The original species, from which the Carrot was developed, came from Europe and is known as Queen Anne's Lace. Their foliage is fine and lacy and the roots vary in size and shape; they are usually orange-red or yellow. Their flowers, which are small...
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carrot

noun promise of reward as in `carrot and stick`; `used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote`;
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Carrot

Car'rot noun [ French carotte , from Latin carota ; confer Greek ...] 1. (Botany) An umbelliferous biennial plant ( Daucus Carota ), of many varieties. 2. The esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow ...
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Carrot

A bundle of tobacco, wrapped in linen, then whip-wrapped with cords thus forming a crescent-shaped bundle. An early method of packaging and selling tobacco.
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Carrot

A thick orange oil rich in beta carotene, antioxidants, vitamins A, E and C. effectively treats dry, mature skin, prevents and treats wrinkles, sagging skin, stretch marks, sun damage, roseacea, and under eye swelling. nutritive, extremely nourishing moisturizer that helps repair damaged skin cells and rebuild cell tissue.
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Carrot

Carrot is British slang for a large cannabis cigarette.
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carrot

carrot, common name for some members of the Umbelliferae, a family (also called the parsley family) of chiefly biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions. Most are characterized by aromatic foliage, a dry fruit that splits when mature, and an umbellate inflorescence (a type of flattened ...
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carrot

Carrots are a member of the parsley family and are the roots of the plant. Other root crops are celeriac, parsnip, beets, potatoes, and turnips. Carrots are always in season and can be found with their curly green tops, pre-trimmed for easy use, cut into sticks for use as snacks, or in packages of miniature varieties perfect for school lunches.
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Carrot

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carrot

Hardy European biennial plant with feathery leaves and an orange tapering root that is eaten as a vegetable. It has been cultivated since the 16th century. The root has a high sugar content and also contains carotene, which is converted into vitamin A by the human liver. (Daucus carota, family Umbelliferae.)
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Carrot

The carrot (Daucus Carota) is a biennial vegetable of the family Umbelliferae. It is a native of Britain and Europe and has tripinnate leaves of a feathery appearance. The plant rises to a height of some 60 centimetres and produces white flowers. The root is strong-flavoured and tapering. In the wild carrot the root is white, but in the cultivated ...
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Carrot

The part of a hoop sunk mostly below the ground.
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carrot

[n] - deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant 2. [n] - perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical deep-orange edible roots 3. [n] - orange root 4. [n] - promise of reward as in`carrot and stick`
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