Definition of carrel
: a table that is often partitioned or enclosed and is used for individual study especially in a library
Origin of carrel
alteration of Middle English caroll, from Medieval Latin carola, perhaps from carola round dance, something circular, from Late Latin choraula choral song — more at carol
First Known Use: 1593
Definition of Carrel
Alexis 1873–1944 Fr. surgeon & biol.
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