carr

noun
\ ˈkä(r) How to pronounce carr (audio) \

Definition of carr

chiefly British

Examples of carr in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bog itself is surrounded by a dense shrub-carr swamp thicket that has to be penetrated. Brian E. Clark, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cedarburg Bog is a rare habitat for southeastern Wisconsin," 7 July 2017

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First Known Use of carr

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carr

Middle English ker, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kjarr underbrush

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“Carr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carr. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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