Associations to the word «Carrot»


CARROT, noun. A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, orange, sweet root, Daucus carota in the family Apiaceae.
CARROT, noun. A shade of orange similar to the flesh of carrots.
CARROT, noun. A motivational tool.
CARROT AND STICK, noun. (idiomatic) Simultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior.
CARROT AND STICK, noun. (idiomatic) A promised reward to encourage good behaviour that is never actually delivered.
CARROT BAG, noun. A bag for containing carrots.
CARROT BAG, noun. A conical bag which can be filled with henna and the tip snipped off to make an applicator.
CARROT CAKE, noun. A sweet cake, often iced, containing grated carrot.
CARROT CAKES, noun. Plural of carrot cake
CARROT CRUNCHER, noun. (UK) (slang) (derogatory) Someone from a rural background.
CARROT TOP, noun. (pejorative) A person with red hair; a redhead
CARROT TOPS, noun. Plural of carrot top

Dictionary definition

CARROT, noun. Deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant.
CARROT, noun. Perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions.
CARROT, noun. Orange root; important source of carotene.
CARROT, noun. Promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"; "used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote";.

Wise words

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