Carious meaning

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The definition of carious is showing signs of decay, especially in the teeth.

An example of something carious is a set of teeth full of cavities.

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Having caries, especially of the teeth; decayed.
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Having caries; decayed.
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Having caries, especially of the teeth; decayed.
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Having caries; decayed.
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Origin of carious

  • From French carieux.
    From Wiktionary