Carnous
Carnose Car*nose, Carnous Car"*nous, a. [L. carnosus, fr. caro, carnis, flesh: cf. OF. carneux, F. charneux.] 1. Of or pertaining to flesh; fleshy. [1913 Webster]

A distinct carnose muscle. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Of a fleshy consistence; -- applied to succulent leaves, stems, etc. [1913 Webster]


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