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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *carudium, from Ancient Greek καρύδιον ‎(karúdion), from κάρυον ‎(káruon, nut).

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NounEdit

caroço m (plural caroços)

  1. stone (hard nucleus of drupes)
  2. (by extension) any hard seed found inside a fruit
  3. (informal) growth (an abnormal mass, such as a tumour)
  4. an undissolved chunk or pellet; for example, a pellet of dry flour in dough, or of dry dirt in mud

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:caroço.

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