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Carme

[kahr-mee] /ˈkɑr mi/
noun, Astronomy.
1.
a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
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  • How Ude and Carme would have disdained this kind of cookery!

    Ars Recte Vivende George William Curtis
  • This much is certain, that I won the wig by a Carme, which gave me twelve points.

  • Carme, said the prince, your cookery will be the death of me; see how I am suffering from indigestion.

  • Carme was a friend of the illustrious Villeroux, famed partly as Mirabeaus cook, but chiefly for his courage and adventures.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1 Henry Sutherland Edwards
  • Carme, one of the greatest of French cooks, became eminent by inventing a sauce for fast-days.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • Carme, therefore, overcome by his feelings, accepted an unprecedented salary from Baron Rothschild and settled in Paris.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
British Dictionary definitions for Carme

Carme1

/ˈkɑːmɪ/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a nymph who was one of Diana's attendants and mother of Britomaris by Jupiter

Carme2

/ˈkɑːmɪ/
noun
1.
a small outer satellite of the planet Jupiter with a retrograde orbit
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