carrel

noun car·rel \ ˈker-əl , ˈka-rəl \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of carrel

:a table that is often partitioned or enclosed and is used for individual study especially in a library

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Origin and Etymology of carrel

alteration of Middle English caroll, from Medieval Latin carola, perhaps from carola round dance, something circular, from Late Latin choraula choral song — more at carol


Carrel

biographical name Car·rel \ kə-ˈrel , ˈker-əl , ˈka-rəl \

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Alexis 1873–1944 French surgeon and biologist

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