cariole

cariole

[kar-ee-ohl]
noun
1.
a small, open, two-wheeled vehicle.
2.
a covered cart.
3.
a light, open sleigh pulled by horses or dogs, especially one used in French Canada.
Also, carriole.


Origin:
1760–70; < French carriole < Old Provençal carriola, equivalent to carri carriage (< Late Latin carrium, for Latin carrus; see car1) + -ola -ole1

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cariole or carriole (ˈkærɪˌəʊl)
 
n
1.  a small open two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle
2.  a covered cart
 
[C19: from French carriole, ultimately from Latin carrus; see car]
 
carriole or carriole
 
n
 
[C19: from French carriole, ultimately from Latin carrus; see car]

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