cariole

noun

car·​i·​ole
variants or carriole
ˈkarēˌōl
plural -s
1
: a light four-wheel open or covered one-horse carriage
2
: a light covered cart
3
: a dog-drawn toboggan

Word History

Etymology

French carriole, from Old Provençal carriola small two-wheeled carriage, diminutive of carri chariot, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin carrium, from Latin carrus vehicle

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“Cariole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cariole. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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