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Carrot vs. Radish

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Main Difference

The main difference between Carrot and Radish is that the Carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color and Radish is a species of plant.

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Wikipedia
  • Carrot (noun)

    A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, sweet root that is often orange in colour, Daucus carota, especially the subspecies sativus in the family Apiaceae.

  • Carrot (noun)

    A shade of orange similar to the flesh of most carrots.

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  • Carrot (noun)

    Any motivational tool.

  • Carrot (verb)

    To treat (an animal pelt) with a solution of mercuric nitrate as part of felt manufacture.

  • Radish (noun)

    A Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus, having an edible root.

  • Radish (noun)

    The root of this plant used as varieties are cooked.

  • Radish (noun)

    With a distinguishing word: some other plant of the Raphanus genus or Brassicaceae family.

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Wiktionary
  • Carrot (noun)

    a tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable

    "carrot cake"

    "roast lamb with peas and carrots"

    "grated carrot"

    "carrot juice"

  • Carrot (noun)

    a cultivated plant of the parsley family with feathery leaves, which yields carrots.

  • Carrot (noun)

    an offer of something enticing as a means of persuasion (often contrasted with the threat of something punitive or unwelcome)

    "carrots will promote cooperation over the environment far more effectively than sticks"

  • Carrot (noun)

    a nickname for a red-haired person

    "He pulled her red plaits and said in a loud whisper, ‘Carrots! Carrots!’"

  • Radish (noun)

    a swollen pungent-tasting edible root, especially a variety which is small, spherical, and red, and eaten raw with salad.

  • Radish (noun)

    the plant of the cabbage family which yields the radish.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Carrot (noun)

    An umbelliferous biennial plant (Daucus Carota), of many varieties.

  • Carrot (noun)

    The esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow color.

  • Radish (noun)

    The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant.

Webster Dictionary
  • Carrot (noun)

    deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant

  • Carrot (noun)

    perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical deep-orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions

  • Carrot (noun)

    orange root; important source of carotene

  • Carrot (noun)

    promise of reward as in

    "carrot and stick"

    "used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote"

  • Radish (noun)

    pungent fleshy edible root

  • Radish (noun)

    pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants

  • Radish (noun)

    Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw

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