Scientific name: prunus armeniaca
The apricot is a small, soft, sweet orange fruit closely related to the plum. You can eat the fruit fresh or dried, and apricots can also be made into jam.
Your eyes are bloodshot if you can clearly see the blood vessels in them. You get bloodshot eyes when you are very tired, dehydrated, have conjunctivitis, or if your eyes have been damaged by something.
Scientific name: daucus carota
The carrot is a bright orange edible root. Carrots are crunchy when you eat them raw. Carrots can be eaten on their own raw or cooked or used in soups, stews, cakes, puddings and in all manner of ways. They are a very common, widely-used vegetable.
Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It has a population of around 2.4 million.
A clot is a soft lump, usually formed in a liquid. When you cut yourself, your blood clots so you stop bleeding. The picture is of clots forming in milk as it curdles.
Something is spotted if it has a pattern of small, round things all over it. Many animals are spotted. If the spots are perfectly round and even they are usually called dots. People will usually call animals covered in dots spotted and clothes covered in spots to be dotted.
A flyswatter, or just flyswat is a hand-held device used for squashing flies and other insects. They are usually made out of plastic, and are slightly flexible.