carnose

[ kahr-nohs ]
/ ˈkɑr noʊs /

adjective

of or relating to flesh; fleshy.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also carnous.

Origin of carnose

1555–65; <Latin carnōsus fleshy, equivalent to carn- (stem of carō) flesh + -ōsus-ose1

OTHER WORDS FROM carnose

car·nos·i·ty [kahr-nos-i-tee], /kɑrˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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