Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to stupor.
  • adj. carotid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to stupor.
  • adj. Carotid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or of the nature of stupor or carus.
  • Same as carotid.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek καρωτικός (karōtikos, "stupefying").

Examples

  • The medic then checked his carotic (ph) pulse, which was barely palpable and quickly deteriorated; and which he determined, therefore, that Zarqawi's death was imminent.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2006

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