Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of CARINA

Pronunciation:  ku'rInu, ku'rInu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom
  2. [n]  a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the start Canopus
 

CARINA is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: anatomical structure, Argo, bodily structure, body structure, Canopus, carina fornicis, complex body part, constellation, keel, structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*ri"na\, n. [L., keel.]
1. (Bot.) A keel.
   (a) That part of a papilionaceous flower, consisting of
       two petals, commonly united, which incloses the organs
       of fructification.
   (b) A longitudinal ridge or projection like the keel of a
       boat.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The keel of the breastbone of birds.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY