carbohydrate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /kɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt/
  • (US) IPA: /kɑːrboʊˈhaɪdreɪt/
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Noun[change]

Singular
carbohydrate

Plural
carbohydrates

  1. A carbohydrate is made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. They are made by plants and are the main source of energy for animals.
    Potatoes are a good source of carbohydrates.