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car·rot

carrot

 
pronunciation:
kae rt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plant that produces an orange root that is eaten as a vegetable.
She added potatoes and carrots to the stew.
 
definition 2: the long, thick, orange root of this plant.
derivation: carroty (adj.)
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The words carrot, carat, and caret all sound alike but have different meanings.
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  vegetable