carbo

[ kahr-boh ]

noun,plural car·bos.Informal.
  1. a food having a high carbohydrate content.

Origin of carbo

1
By shortening; cf. -o

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Other definitions for carbo- (2 of 2)

carbo-

  1. 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-

combining form
  1. carbon: carbohydrate; carbonate

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