carte

[ kahrt; French kart ]
/ kɑrt; French kart /

noun, plural cartes [kahrts; French kart]. /kɑrts; French kart/.

(italics)French. menu; bill of fare.Compare à la carte.
a playing card.
Archaic. a map or chart.

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Origin of carte

before 1150; Middle English, Old English: writing paper, document, letter <Latin charta<Greek chártēs sheet of papyrus

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH carte

cart, carte

Definition for carte (2 of 2)

Carte
[ kahrt ]
/ kɑrt /

noun

Richard d'Oy·ly [doi-lee]. /ˈdɔɪ li/. D'Oyly Carte, Richard.
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British Dictionary definitions for carte (1 of 2)

carte
/ (kɑːt) /

noun

a variant spelling of quarte

British Dictionary definitions for carte (2 of 2)

Carte
/ (kɑːt) /

noun

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