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See also: Carbo, carbó, and carbo-

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EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

NounEdit

carbo (plural carbos)

  1. (informal) carbohydrate
    • 2002, Jennifer Hanson, The Real Freshman Handbook
      Instead of a head of mats, give yourself one of chili peppers or green beans or other snackable, filamentous source of quick carbos.

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ker- (to burn), see also Old English heorþ (hearth), Old Norse hyrr (fire), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌹 (hauri, coal), Old High German harsta (roasting), Russian курить (kuritʹ, to smoke, burn, fumigate) and церен (ceren, brazier), Old Church Slavonic курйо (kurйo, to smoke) and крада (krada, hearth, fireplace), Lithuanian kuriu (to heat), karstas (hot) and krosnis (oven), Sanskrit कृष्ण (kṛṣṇa, burnt, black) and कूडयति (kūḍayati, singes), Latin cremāre (to burn).

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NounEdit

carbō m (genitive carbōnis); third declension

  1. charcoal, coal

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative carbō carbōnēs
Genitive carbōnis carbōnum
Dative carbōnī carbōnibus
Accusative carbōnem carbōnēs
Ablative carbōne carbōnibus
Vocative carbō carbōnēs

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