Definition of cariole
1 : a light four-wheel open or covered one-horse carriage
2 : a light covered cart
3 : a dog-drawn toboggan
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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 — more at car
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