noun \ˈker-əl, ˈka-rəl\

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

Rhymes with CARREL


biographical name \kə-ˈrel, ˈka-rəl\

Definition of CARREL

Alexis 1873–1944 Fr. surgeon & biol.


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