carious

adjective
car·​i·​ous | \ ˈker-ē-əs How to pronounce carious (audio) \

Definition of carious

: affected with caries

First Known Use of carious

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carious

Latin cariosus, from caries

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carious

adjective
car·​i·​ous | \ ˈkar-ē-əs, ˈker- How to pronounce carious (audio) \

Medical Definition of carious

: affected with caries carious teeth

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