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Noun: algarroba  ,al-gu'row-bu
  1. Long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
    - carob, carob bean, algarroba bean, locust bean, locust pod
  2. Evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
    - carob, carob tree, carob bean tree, Ceratonia siliqua
  3. Mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
    - algarrobilla, algarobilla
  4. Mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela
    - Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis juliiflora

Derived forms: algarrobas

Type of: bean, bean tree, mesquit, mesquite

Part of: carob, carob powder, Ceratonia, genus Ceratonia, Saint-John's-bread

Encyclopedia: Algarroba