a large glass or plastic bottle enclosed for protection in basketwork or in a wooden crate: used esp. as a container for corrosive liquids
Origin of carboy; from Persian qar?bah, large leather milk bottle
A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
Origin of carboyPersian qar&amacron;bah, from Arabic qarr&amacron;ba, big jug, from qarraba, to bring near, derived stem of qaruba, to be near; see qrb in Semitic roots.
From Persian قرابه (qarrâbeh, qarrâbah).