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car·bo·na·do 1(kär′bə-nā′dō, -nä′-) Archaic
n. pl. car·bo·na·does or car·bo·na·dos
A piece of scored and broiled fish, fowl, or meat.
tr.v. car·bo·na·doed, car·bo·na·do·ing, car·bo·na·dos
1. To score and broil (fish, fowl, or meat).
2. To slice or cut.
[From Spanish carbonada, from carbón, charcoal, from Latin carbō, carbōn-; see carbon.]
car·bo·na·do 2(kär′bə-nā′dō, -nä′-)
n. pl. car·bo·na·does
A form of opaque or dark-colored diamond used for drills. Also called black diamond.
[Portuguese, from carbone, carbon, from French; see carbon.]
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n, pl -does or -dos
(Cookery) a piece of meat, fish, etc, scored and grilled
vb (tr) , -dos, -doing or -doed
1. (Cookery) to score and grill (meat, fish, etc)
2. archaic to hack or slash
[C16: from Spanish carbonada, from carbón charcoal; see carbon]
n, pl -dos or -does
(Minerals) an inferior dark massive variety of diamond used in industry for polishing and drilling. Also called: black diamond
[Portuguese, literally: carbonated]
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car•bo•na•do1(ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ doʊ)
n., pl. -dos, -does.
a massive, black variety of diamond, found chiefly near São Salvador, Brazil, used for drilling and other cutting purposes.
[1850–55; < Portuguese: carbonate]
car•bo•na•do2(ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ doʊ)
n., pl. -does, -dos, n.
1. a piece of meat, fish, etc., scored and broiled.v.t.
2. to score and broil.
3. Archaic. to slash; hack.
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Past participle: carbonadoed
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|Noun||1.||carbonado - an inferior dark diamond used in industry for drilling and polishing|
|2.||carbonado - a piece of meat (or fish) that has been scored and broiled|
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
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