[ kahr-nohs ]
/ ˈkɑr noʊs /
of or relating to flesh; fleshy.
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We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of carnose
1555–65; <Latin carnōsus fleshy, equivalent to carn- (stem of carō) flesh + -ōsus-ose1
OTHER WORDS FROM carnosecar·nos·i·ty [kahr-nos-i-tee], /kɑrˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
Words nearby carnose
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Example sentences from the Web for carnose
Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.