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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carrot  \Car"rot\,  n.  [F.  carotte,  fr  L.  carota;  cf  Gr  ?] 
  1.  (Bot.)  An  umbelliferous  biennial  plant  ({Daucus  Carota}), 
  of  many  varieties. 
 
  2.  The  esculent  root  of  cultivated  varieties  of  the  plant, 
  usually  spindle-shaped,  and  of  a  reddish  yellow  color. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carrot 
  n  1:  deep  orange  edible  root  of  the  cultivated  carrot  plant 
  2:  perennial  plant  widely  cultivated  as  an  annual  in  many 
  varieties  for  its  long  conical  deep-orange  edible  roots; 
  temperate  and  tropical  regions  [syn:  {cultivated  carrot}, 
  {Daucus  carota  sativa}] 
  3:  orange  root;  important  source  of  carotene 
  4:  promise  of  reward  as  in  "carrot  and  stick";  "used  the  carrot 
  of  subsidized  housing  for  the  workers  to  get  their  vote" 




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