deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
carrot, cultivated carrot, Daucus carota sativa(noun)
perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions
orange root; important source of carotene
promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"
"used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote";
A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, orange, sweet root, Daucus carota in the Family Apiaceae.
Origin: carotte, from carota.
an umbelliferous biennial plant (Daucus Carota), of many varieties
the esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow color
Origin: [F. carotte, fr. L. carota; cf. Gr. ]
The carrot 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 eaten part of a carrot is a taproot, although the greens are sometimes eaten as well. It is a domesticated form of the wild carrot Daucus carota, native to Europe and southwestern Asia. The domestic carrot has been selectively bred for its greatly enlarged and more palatable, less woody-textured edible taproot. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that world production of carrots and turnips for calendar year 2011 was almost 35.658 million tonnes. Almost half were grown in China.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kar′ut, n. a genus of Umbelliferæ, having a tapering root of a reddish or yellowish colour: the root itself, which is edible and sweet.—adj. Carr′oty, carrot-coloured, applied to the hair. [Fr. carotte—L. carota.]
The numerical value of carrot in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of carrot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That's not baby weight. That's carrot cake.
They put out a carrot, but it's a fake carrot.
The carrot is a happy and harmonious society, the only stick is shame.
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice.
I hope that the U.S. government understands that it can't handle Cuba with a carrot and Venezuela with a garrote.
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- kök, yerköküAzerbaijani
- pastanagaCatalan, Valencian
- мръкꙑOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Mohrrübe, Karotte, MöhreGerman
- هویج, گزرPersian
- woartelWestern Frisian
- cairéad, meacan deargIrish
- curranScottish Gaelic
- गज़र, गाजरHindi
- գազար, ստեպղինArmenian
- ニンジン, 人参Japanese
- daucum, carotaLatin
- Muert, WuerzelLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- шар лууванMongolian
- lobak merah, karot, wortelMalay
- zunnarija, karrotaMaltese
- wortel, peenDutch
- chąąshtʼezhiitsohNavajo, Navaho
- okaadaak, okaadaakoonsOjibwe, Ojibwa
- уырыдзы, ӕпхӕOssetian, Ossetic
- marchewka, marchewPolish
- rischmelna, ragisch cotschna, risch melna, carota, carotta, rieblaRomansh
- morcov, carotăRomanian
- морко́вка, морко́вь, моркваRussian
- rušpiNorthern Sami
- мрква, шаргарепа, mrkva, šargarepaSerbo-Croatian
- korenje, korenčekSlovene
- sehweteSouthern Sotho
- бехӣ, сабзӣTajik
- سەۋزەUyghur, Uighur
- گزر, گاجرUrdu
- cà rốtVietnamese
- raecene, caroteWalloon
- מייער, מערYiddish
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