- The dead body of an animal, especially one slaughtered for food.
- The body of a human.
- Remains from which the substance or character is gone: the carcass of a once glorious empire.
- A framework or basic structure: the carcass of a burned-out building.
[Middle English carcas, from Anglo-Norman carcais and Medieval Latin carcasium.]
Carcass of 37000-year-old baby mammoth arrives in Japan for study
The Canadian Press -
TOKYO - The frozen carcass of a 37000-year-old baby mammoth unearthed this summer in Siberia arrived in Japan on Saturday for tests that researchers hope ...
A Land of Camel Milk and Honey
By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
In the north of the carcass of Somalia is the breakaway would-be nation of Somaliland, and it is a remarkable success for a country that doesn’t exist.