HyperDic: carrot

English > 4 senses of the word carrot:
NOUNplantcarrotdeep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
plantcarrot, cultivated carrot, Daucus carota sativaperennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots
foodcarrotorange root
actcarrotpromise of reward as in "carrot and stick"
carrot > pronunciation
Soundskae'raht; keh'raht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > carrot: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningDeep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant.
Part ofcarrot, cultivated carrot, Daucus carota sativaperennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots
Broaderroot(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
Spanishzanahoria
Catalanpastanaga
Adjectivescarrotyresembling the bright orange of the root of the carrot / carrot plant
English > carrot: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningperennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions.
Synonymscultivated carrot, Daucus carota sativa
Member ofDaucus, genus Daucuscarrot
Partscarrotorange root
carrotDeep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishdaucus carota, zanahoria
Catalanpastanaga
English > carrot: 4 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningorange root; important source of carotene.
Part ofcarrot, cultivated carrot, Daucus carota sativaperennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots
Broaderroot vegetableAny of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
Spanishzanahoria
Catalanpastanaga
Adjectivescarrotyresembling the bright orange of the root of the carrot / carrot plant
English > carrot: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningpromise of reward as in "carrot and stick".
Example"used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote"
Broaderreward, reinforcementAn act performed to strengthen approved behavior
Spanishzanahoria

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