Definition of Carrots

1. Noun. (plural of carrot) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carrots

1. carrot [n] - See also: carrot

Medical Definition of Carrots

1. A widely cultivated plant, daucus carota sativa, having finely divided leaves, flat clusters of small white flowers, and an edible, yellow-orange root and also the long tapering root of the carrot, eaten as a vegetable. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrots

carrot cakes
carrot cruncher
carrot family
carrot juice
carrot pudding
carrot stick
carrot top
carrot tops
carrotier
carrotiest
carrotin
carrotiness
carrotins
carrotless
carrotlike
carrots (current term)
carrots and sticks
carrottop
carrottopped
carrottops
carrotwood
carroty
carrousel
carrousels
carrow
carrows
carrs
carry
carry-forward
carry-on

Literary usage of Carrots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition: The Use of Food for the Preservation of by Elmer Verner McCollum (1922)
"Young carrots Are Better Than Old as Anti-scorbutic Food.—Hess and Unger (28) demonstrated the superiority of young over old carrots for the protection of ..."

2. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"Melted butter should accompany boiled carrots. Very young carrots, 20 to 30 ... Boil quite tender some fine highly-flavoured carrots, press the water from ..."

3. Letters and Papers on Agriculture, Planting, &c., Selected from the (1802)
"The expence of carrots above turnips may be fairly ef- ... that can be done the publick in relation to carrots, is to form various experiments with the ..."

4. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1852)
"that his informant maintains, "that while the quality of milk may be improved by carrots, the quantity is not perceptibly ..."

5. The French Cook by Louis Eustache Ude (1822)
"carrots. carrots are like turnips, to supply the scarcity of vegetables at a ... carrots a la a"Orleans. TAKE a few young carrots, turn them of an equal ..."

6. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"carrots. carrots may always be found in market. New carrots appear last of April, and are sold in bunches; these maybe boiled and served, but carrots are ..."

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