- of or relating to flesh; fleshy.
Origin of carnose
1555–65; < Latin carnōsus fleshy, equivalent to carn- (stem of carō) flesh + -ōsus -ose1
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Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.