carotte

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See also: carotté and cârotte

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French carotte. Doublet of carrot.

Noun[edit]

carotte (plural carottes)

  1. A cylindrical roll of tobacco.
    a carotte of perique
    • 1957, Sir Compton Mackenzie, Sublime Tobacco
      He himself was obviously a non-smoker, and probably a total abstainer as well. I do not like to end this factual account of my smoking life with hard thoughts about a non-smoking official who deprived me of a carotte of tobacco.

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French[edit]

carotte (3)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin carōta, from Ancient Greek κᾰρωτόν (karōtón).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.ʁɔt/
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Noun[edit]

carotte f (plural carottes)

  1. carrot (vegetable)
  2. carotte (cylindrical roll of tobacco)
  3. (by extension) the red sign outside a tabac or bar-tabac

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: carrota
  • English: carotte
  • German: Karotte

Further reading[edit]


Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

carotte

  1. carrot

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1393 garroite, 1538 carote, 1564 carotte. Borrowed from Latin carota[1].

Noun[edit]

carotte f (plural carottes)

  1. carrot (vegetable)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ carotte” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  • carotte on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)
  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (carotte, supplement)