AskDefine | Define carrel

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1 French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944) [syn: Alexis Carrel]
2 small individual study area in a library [syn: carrell, cubicle, stall]

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  1. A partially partitioned space for studying or reading, often in a library.
    He was busy writing his report in a small library carrel


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Carrel may refer to:
carrel in French: Carrel
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