[ kahr-nohs ]
/ ˈkɑr noʊs /
of or relating to flesh; fleshy.
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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Examples from the Web for carnose
Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.