noun, plural car·ies.
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Origin of caries
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cariescaries , carries
Words nearby caries
Example sentences from the Web for caries
It has been recently used to relieve toothache arising from caries.
Caries was a pustular disease, in which bristle-like hairs formed a prominent feature.Gilbertus Anglicus|Henry Ebenezer Handerson
In the best known species, Tilletia caries, they constitute the “bunt” of wheat.
Bunt is another pest (Tilletia caries) which occupies the whole farinaceous portion of the grains of wheat.
Caries of the os pedis, of the lateral ligaments of the pedal-joint, or of the lateral cartilages, is a result.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks