Car*nose (?), Car"*nous (?), a. [L. carnosus, fr. caro, carnis, flesh: cf. OF. carneux, F. charneux.]

1.

Of a pertaining to flesh; fleshy.

A distinct carnose muscle. Ray.

2. Bot.

Of a fleshy consistence; -- applied to succulent leaves, stems, etc.

 

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