(Car"a*cole) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caracoled ] [Cf. F. caracoler.] (Man.) To move in a caracole,
or in caracoles; to wheel.
Prince John caracoled within the lists.
Sir W. Scott.
(Car"a*col`y) n. An alloy of gold, silver, and copper, of which an inferior quality of jewelry is
(Car"a*core Car"a*co`ra) , n. [Malay kurakura.] A light vessel or proa used by the people of
Borneo, etc., and by the Dutch in the East Indies.
(||Ca*rafe") n. [F.] A glass water bottle for the table or toilet; called also croft.
(Car"a*geen` or Car"a*gheen`) n. See Carrageen.
(Ca`ram*bo"la) n. (Bot.) An East Indian tree and its acid, juicy fruit; called also Coromandel
(Car"a*mel) n. [F. caramel LL. canna mellis, cannamella, canamella, calamellus mellitus,
sugar cane, from or confused with L. canna reed + mel, mellis, honey. See Cane.]
1. (Chem.) Burnt sugar; a brown or black porous substance obtained by heating sugar. It is soluble in
water, and is used for coloring spirits, gravies, etc.
2. A kind of confectionery, usually a small cube or square of tenacious paste, or candy, of varying composition
(Ca*ran"goid) a. [Caranx + -oid.] (Zoöl.) Belonging to the Carangidæ, a family of fishes allied
to the mackerels, and including the caranx, American bluefish, and the pilot fish.
(||Ca"ranx) n. (Zoöl.) A genus of fishes, common on the Atlantic coast, including the yellow or
(Car"a*pace) n. [F.] (Zoöl.) The thick shell or shield which covers the back of the tortoise, or
turtle, the crab, and other crustaceous animals.