a bulbous lily, Lilium michauxii, of the southeastern U.S., having large, spotted, orange-red flowers with recurved petals.
a twining woody vine, Cocculus carolinus, of the southeastern U.S., having inconspicuous flowers and showy, red fruit.
an extinct New World parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, that ranged into the northern U.S., having yellowish-green plumage with an orange-yellow head.
- Carolina rice
noun a long-grain fluffy rice originally planted in North Carolina but now grown in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and California Usage Note cooking
a large wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus, of the U.S., having a musical call.