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carnose

[kahr-nohs]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to flesh; fleshy.
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Also carnous.

Origin of carnose

1555–65; < Latin carnōsus fleshy, equivalent to carn- (stem of carō) flesh + -ōsus -ose1
Related formscar·nos·i·ty [kahr-nos-i-tee] /kɑrˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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