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A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
[Persian qarābah, from Arabic qarrāba, big jug, from qarraba, to bring near, derived stem of qaruba, to be near; see qrb in Semitic roots.]
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a large glass or plastic bottle, usually protected by a basket or box, used for containing corrosive liquids such as acids
[C18: from Persian qarāba]
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a large glass bottle encased in a basket or box, used esp. for holding corrosive liquids.
[1705–15; < Persian qarāba(h) < Arabic qarrābah big jug]
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|Noun||1.||carboy - a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container|
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
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carboy[ˈkɑːbɔɪ] N → garrafón m
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n → Korbflasche f
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