carbo

[ kahr-boh ]
/ ˈkɑr boʊ /

noun, plural car·bos.Informal.

a food having a high carbohydrate content.

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Origin of carbo

by shortening; cf. -o

Definition for carbo (2 of 2)

carbo-

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which carbon is present: carbohydrate.
Also especially before a vowel, carb-.
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British Dictionary definitions for carbo

carbo-

before a vowel carb-


combining form

carboncarbohydrate; carbonate
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Medical definitions for carbo

carbo-

pref.

Carbon:carbohydrate.
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