carrot

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From Middle French carotte, from Latin carōta, from Ancient Greek κᾰρωτόν(karōtón). Displaced native more, from Old English moru.

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carrot ‎(countable and uncountable, plural carrots)

  1. A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, sweet root that is often orange in colour, Daucus carota, especially the subspecies sativus in the family Apiaceae.
  2. A shade of orange similar to the flesh of most carrots.
    carrot colour:    
  3. A motivational tool.

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