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n. pl. car·bos Informal
A carbohydrate.


(ˈkɑr boʊ)

n., pl. -bos.
1. carbohydrate.
2. a food having a high carbohydrate content.
[1960–65; by shortening; compare -o]


a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds containing carbon: carbohydrate.
Esp. before a vowel, carb-.
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