Definition of carnal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɑːnl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrnl//
[usually before noun](formal or law)
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connected with the body or with sex carnal desires/appetites Word Origin late Middle English: from Christian Latin carnalis, from caro, carn- ‘flesh’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carnal

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