Meaning of “carrot” - Learner’s Dictionary

carrot

noun uk us /ˈkærət/
VEGETABLE [ C, U ]

A2 an orange-coloured vegetable that is long and thin and grows in the ground

REWARD [ C ] informal

something that is offered to someone in order to encourage them to do something

(Definition of “carrot” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)