carol n

OFr caroler < Greek-Latin chorus; possibly L. corolla, little crown, coronet, garland.

  1. Song; lyric hymn; song of joy; melody of praise; [fig.] poetry; rhymed verse.

carol [-led] v

see carol, n.

  1. Warble while walking; sing while dancing in a circle; vocalize in a joyous manner while moving around.