carb

noun (1)
\ ˈkärb \

Definition of carb 

(Entry 1 of 3)

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carb

noun (2)
\ ˈkärb \
variants: or carbo \ ˈkär-​(ˌ)bō \

Definition of carb (Entry 2 of 3)

: carbohydrate also : a high-carbohydrate food usually used in plural
variants: or carbo-

Definition of carb- (Entry 3 of 3)

: carbon : carbonic : carbonyl : carboxyl carbide carbohydrate

First Known Use of carb

Noun (1)

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carb

Combining form

French, from carbone

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carb

noun
\ ˈkärb \
variants: or carbo \ ˈkär-​ˌbō \

Medical Definition of carb 

: carbohydrate also : a high-carbohydrate food usually used in plural

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