carie f (plural caries)
- (dentistry) decay (uncountable), cavity (countable) (process or result of bone or teeth being gradually decomposed)
- (botany) rot (process of a plant becoming rotten)
- (agriculture) rust (disease of cereals in which the grain is replaced by the spores of a reddish-brown fungus in genus Uredo)
- “carie” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
carie f (invariable)
- (dental caries) carie dentale