cariole

noun car·i·ole
variants: or carriole \ˈkarēˌōl\

Definition of cariole

plural -s
1 :a light four-wheel open or covered one-horse carriage
2 :a light covered cart
3 :a dog-drawn toboggan

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of cariole

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cariole? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

alert quickness of mind or body

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!