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 qarabah, from Arabic qarraba, big jug, from qarraba, to bring near, derived stem of qaruba, to be near; see qrb in Semitic roots.
From Persian قرابه (qarrâbeh, qarrâbah).