carnous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carnosus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

carnous (comparative more carnous, superlative most carnous)

  1. (rare or obsolete) Fleshy.
    • 1658: It is no impossible Physiognomy to conjecture at fleshy appendencies; and after what shape the muscles and carnous parts might hang in their full consistences. — Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 31)