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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Carnal \Car"nal\, a. [L. carnalis, fr. caro, carnis, flesh; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. kravya; cf. F. charnel, Of. also carnel. Cf. Charnel.] 1. Of or pertaining to the body or its appetites; animal; fleshly; sensual; given to sensual indulgence; lustful; human or worldly as opposed to spiritual. [1913 Webster] For ye are yet carnal. --1 Cor. iii. 3. [1913 Webster] Not sunk in carnal pleasure. --Milton [1913 Webster] Carnal desires after miracles. --Trench. [1913 Webster] 2. Flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This carnal cur Preys on the issue of his mother's body. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Carnal knowledge, sexual intercourse; -- used especially of an unlawful act on the part of the man. [1913 Webster]