A small cubicle, typically in a library, designed to provide privacy for a person studying, reading, using a computer, etc.
Webster's New World
A partially partitioned nook in or near the stacks in a library, used for private study.
A quarrel, or square-headed arrow.
Other Word Forms of Carrel
Origin of Carrel
Middle English carole round dance ring, circle, stall for study carol
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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