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

  • n. Variant of carotene.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A red crystallizable tasteless substance extracted from the carrot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A red crystallizable tasteless substance, extracted from the carrot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The coloring matter of the carrot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver


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