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  1. carrot

    • IPA[ˈkarət]

    英式

    • n.
      a tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable;a cultivated plant of the parsley family with feathery leaves, which yields carrots.
    • noun: carrot, plural noun: carrots

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    名詞

    • 1. a tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable roast lamb with peas and carrots grated carrot
    • 2. a cultivated plant of the parsley family with feathery leaves, which yields carrots.
    • 3. an offer of something enticing as a means of persuasion (often contrasted with the threat of something punitive or unwelcome) carrots will promote cooperation over the environment far more effectively than sticks
    • 4. informal, derogatory a nickname for a red-haired person He pulled her red plaits and said in a loud whisper, ‘Carrots! Carrots!’
    • n.
      a moist cake containing grated carrot and typically topped with a buttercream or cream cheese icing: at lunchtime, how can we resist a fruit smoothie, a low-fat carrot cake, or a mocha cappuccino?

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a small fly whose larvae are a widespread pest of carrots, burrowing into the roots.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a moist sponge cake containing grated carrot and typically topped with a buttercream or cream ... at lunchtime, how can we resist a fruit smoothie, a low-fat carrot cake, or a mocha cappuccino?

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      another term for Queen Anne's lace

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a method of persuasion or coercion) characterized by both the offer of reward and the ... a carrot-and-stick approach

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      characterized by both the offer of reward and the threat of punishment: carrot-and-stick reforms intended to break long-term dependency on state and federal handouts

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    • IPA[ˈkerət]

    美式

    • n.
      a tapering orange-colored root eaten as a vegetable: roast lamb with peas and carrots grated carrot

    Oxford American Dictionary