Meaning of CAROUSEL in English

CAROUSEL

n.

Variant: also car · rou · sel

Pronunciation: ˌ ker- ə - ' sel, ˌ ka-r ə - also - ' zel; ' ker- ə - ˌ , ' ka-r ə -

Function: noun

Etymology: French carrousel, from Italian carosello

Date: 1650

1 : a tournament or exhibition in which horsemen execute evolutions

2 a : MERRY-GO-ROUND b : a circular conveyor <the luggage carousel at the airport> c : a revolving case or tray used for storage or display

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.