Words starting with C

Words that start with C

List of things that start with the letter C.

Cute cats crawl carelessly past carefully cultivated canola.

Animals starting with CAnimals
Food starting with CFood
Plants that start with CPlants
Adjectives that start with CAdjectives
Verbs that start with CVerbs
Countries that start with CCountries
Cities that start with CCities
Jobs that start with CJobs
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Cabbage

Scientific name: brassica oleracea

The cabbage is a vegetable. People eat the leaves of the cabbage, not the flowers or roots.

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Cable

Photo of a cable
Photo by Steven Lilley
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Traditionally a cable is a very strong, heavy kind of rope. In more modern times, a cable has come to mean a long cord made of strands of metal and coated with an insulator, which is used to carry electricity or electrical signals.

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Cackle

Photo of a group of hyenas
Photo by Lip Kee
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A group of hyenas is called a cackle.

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Cacti

Photo of cacti
Photo by Brian Snelson
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Cacti is the plural of cactus.

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Cactus

Scientific name: family: cactaceae

Cacti are unusual plants. They grow in extremely hot, dry areas like deserts and they use as little water as possible. Their leaves have become spines and their stems are green like leaves of other plants are. Cacti store water in their thick stems.

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Cage

Photo of a bird in a cage
Photo by Preston Rhea
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A cage is something you keep an animal or bird in so it can't get away. Pet birds are often kept in cages, like in the picture.

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Cairo

Cairo is the capital city of Egypt. It is the largest city in Africa, with a population of 7.67 million with another 10 million living near the city.

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Cake

Photo of a birthday cake.
Photo by Omer Wazir
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A cake is a kind of sweet, baked food. Cakes can be made with all sorts of different ingredients, such as fruit and nuts. The cake in the picture has been decorated with candles, for someone's birthday. There is usually one candle for every year the person has lived.

A calculator is a small device that does math for you. Calculators have built-in functions from simple addition and subtraction right through to complex angle manipulation functions.

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Calf

Photo of a calf
Photo by Keven Law
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A calf is a baby cow.
Many other baby animals are also called calves.