carrel

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin carula, which is probably from Latin corolla(little crown), in the sense of "ring." Alternate origins connect it with carol.

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Noun[edit]

carrel ‎(plural carrels)

  1. A partially partitioned space for studying or reading, often in a library.
    He was busy writing his report in a small library carrel
  2. A quarrel, or square-headed arrow.

References[edit]

  • carrel: Definition from Answers.com