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Pronunciation: (kar'ut), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/carrot.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a plant, Daucus carota, of the parsley family, having pinnately decompound leaves and umbels of small white or yellow flowers, in its wild form a widespread, familiar weed, and in cultivation valued for its edible root.
2. the nutritious, orange to yellow root of this plant, eaten raw or cooked.
3. something hoped for or promised as a lure or incentive: To boost productivity, leaders hinted at the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers. Cf. stick1 (def. 8).

v.t.
to treat (furs) with mercuric nitrate preparatory to felting.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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