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carrot British & World English

A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable

carrot cake British & World English

A moist sponge cake containing grated carrot and typically topped with a buttercream or cream cheese icing

carrot fly British & World English

A small fly whose larvae are a widespread pest of carrots, burrowing into the roots

carrot-and-stick British & World English

(Of a method of persuasion or coercion) characterized by both the offer of reward and the threat of punishment