Meaning of CARCASS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkɑ:kəs ]

n. (also carcase) 1 the dead body of an animal, esp. a trunk for cutting up as meat. 2 the bones of a cooked bird. 3 derog. the human body, living or dead. 4 the skeleton, framework of a building, ship, etc. 5 worthless remains. øcarcass meat raw meat, not preserved. [ME f. AF carcois (OF charcois) & f. F carcasse: ult. orig. unkn.]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.