[ kahr-boh ]
/ ˈkɑr boʊ /

noun, plural car·bos. Informal.

a food having a high carbohydrate content.

Origin of carbo

by shortening; cf. -o

Definition for carbo (2 of 2)


a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which carbon is present: carbohydrate.
Also especially before a vowel, carb-. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for carbo


before a vowel carb-

combining form

carboncarbohydrate; carbonate
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Medicine definitions for carbo



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