1. carpet beetle small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics
  2. carabid beetle predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
  3. carpet beater implement for beating dust out of carpets
  4. Carpinus betulus medium-sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow-orange in autumn
  5. scarabaeid beetle any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
  6. carpetbagger an outsider who seeks power or success presumptuously
  7. ground beetle predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
  8. capitalism an economic system based on private ownership of assets
  9. carpet pad a pad placed under a carpet
  10. carpetweed annual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowers; widespread throughout North America
  11. corruptible capable of being corrupted
  12. perpetual continuing forever or indefinitely
  13. cryptobiosis a state in which an animal's metabolic activities come to a reversible standstill
  14. cryptobiotic of or related to the state of cryptobiosis
  15. black carpet beetle a carpet beetle that is solid black in color
  16. Carpobrotus edulis low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
  17. clerid beetle predacious on other insects
  18. carpetbagging presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality
  19. carpet grass grass native to West Indies but common in southern United States having tufted wiry stems often infested with a dark fungus
  20. carpet moth larvae feed on carpets and other woolens