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Synonyms for carrot

deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant

perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots

promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"

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It was littered with scraps of carrot, shreds of green stuff, and indescribable filth.
Then," says she, "I believe there is a piece of cold buttock and carrot, which will fit you.
Among the shifting, sonorous, pulsing crowd glimpses could be had of Jerry's high hat, battered by the winds and rains of many years; of his nose like a carrot, battered by the frolicsome, athletic progeny of millionaires and by contumacious fares; of his brass-buttoned green coat, admired in the vicinity of McGary's.
This was an airy slim boy in shrimp-colored tights that made him look like a forked carrot, the rest of his gear was blue silk and dainty laces and ruffles; and he had long yellow curls, and wore a plumed pink satin cap tilted complacently over his ear.
Buguias is the leading producer of highland vegetables -- cabbage, potatoes, beans, Chinese pechay, broccoli, and mostly carrots.
Carrots take from 10 to 14 days to come up out of the ground, and, during this entire period, they're living in the top Vi to Vz inch of soil.
The year-round arrangement allows for twice as many generations of carrots per year, speeding up the breeding process.
Carrots have an abundant reserve of vitamin A, a vitamin that is needed for overall skin health.
The sources said that Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Lahore and Jhang were those districts of Punjab which produced quality carrots.
The Rugani carrots are harvested at sunrise and by sunset, the juice is extracted and sealed into convenient tetra packs.
The prototype could wash up to three tons of carrots and other root crops in an hour.
Varieties include Veggie Ranch--carrots, celery, and broccoli served with ranch dip; Veggies 4 Kidz--carrots, celery, and cheddar crackers served with ranch dip; Cheddar Trail--carrots, celery, cheddar cheese cubes, and trail mix served with ranch dip; Veggie Hummus--carrots, celery, and broccoli served with hummus; Organic Veggies--organic carrots, organic celery, and organic broccoli served with organic ranch dip; Cheddar Pretzel--carrots, celery, broccoli, cheddar cheese cubes, and pretzels served with ranch dip; and Honey Turkey Cheddar--carrots, broccoli, cheddar cheese cubes, and honey turkey bites served with ranch dip.
Seed should be obtained from carrots of the age of 100-120 days and four to five inch long.
They used to say the man who can grow good carrots comes from an unhappy home - at th l t h i - always at the plot, chopping away with the hoe to make sure the carrot doesn't go all rudely shaped in the ground.