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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Intended to be consumed away from the place of sale; takeout: a shop offering carryout sandwiches.
  • n. An item of food or a meal that is to be consumed away from the place of sale.

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  • n. Food that is intended to be eaten outside the establishment from which it is bought.

Etymologies

From the verb to carry out (Wiktionary)

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