ca·​roche kə-ˈrōch How to pronounce caroche (audio) -ˈrōsh How to pronounce caroche (audio)
: a luxurious horse-drawn carriage

Word History


Middle French carroche, from Old Italian carroccio, augmentative of carro car, from Latin carrus

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of caroche was in 1591

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“Caroche.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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