1. (Botanical) A keel. (a) That part of a papilionaceous flower, consisting of two petals, commonly united, which incloses the organs of fructification. (b) A longitudinal ridge or projection like the keel of a boat.2. (Zoölogy) The keel of the breastbone of birds.
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From Latin carina (“keel”).
carina (plural carinas or carinae) A longitudinal ridge or projection like the keel of a boat. (botany) Part of a papilionaceous flower consisting of two petals, commonly united, which encloses the organs of fructification. (zoology) The keel of the breastbone of birds.
Adjective carina f feminine of carino
acinar arnica Carian Ciaran crania
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