caries

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See also: cariés

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caries.

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caries (plural caries)

  1. The progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

caries f pl

  1. plural form of carie

Verb[edit]

caries

  1. second-person singular present indicative of carier
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of carier

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From careō (to lack).

Noun[edit]

caries f

  1. rot, rottenness, corruption

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 93

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caries.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka̠.ɾj̝e̞s/

Noun[edit]

caries f (plural caries)

  1. (dentistry) caries, cavity