resembling a fish of the family Carangidae; carangid.
a carangoid fish.
a bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle. noun the thick hard shield, made of chitin or bone, that covers part of the body of crabs, lobsters, tortoises, etc n. 1836, from French carapace “tortoise shell” (18c.), from Spanish carapacho […]
a unit of weight in gemstones, 200 milligrams (about 3 grains of troy or avoirdupois weight). Abbreviation: c., ct. karat. a unit for measuring the fineness of gold, pure gold being 24 karats fine. Abbreviation: k., kt. Contemporary Examples The largest D color flawless diamond ever auctioned, the 101.73 carat jewel is expected to fetch […]
noun died ?54 ad, British chieftain: led an unsuccessful resistance against the Romans (43–50)
a city in E Brazil.