Definition of Algarroba

1. Noun. Long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute.

Exact synonyms: Algarroba Bean, Carob, Carob Bean, Locust Bean, Locust Pod
Substance meronyms: Carob, Carob Powder, Saint-john's-bread
Group relationships: Carob, Carob Bean Tree, Carob Tree, Ceratonia Siliqua
Generic synonyms: Bean



2. Noun. Evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob.

3. Noun. Mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing.
Exact synonyms: Algarobilla, Algarrobilla
Group relationships: Prosopis Juliflora, Prosopis Juliiflora
Generic synonyms: Bean

4. Noun. Mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela.
Exact synonyms: Prosopis Juliflora, Prosopis Juliiflora
Generic synonyms: Mesquit, Mesquite
Terms within: Algarobilla, Algarrobilla

Definition of Algarroba

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Literary usage of Algarroba

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1. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"The algarroba and Espinilla. TAKING our departure from Buenos Ayres, the point to whicl all determinations of longitude were to be referred, we passed thi ..."

2. Buenos Ayres and Argentine Gleanings: With Extracts from a Diary of Salado by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1865)
"... iabe ? again—Santiago Sierras—New Species of algarroba— Cheap Peaches—Constructing Carretas—Enter Cordova Province —Territorial Formation of Sierras—Rio ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"They live chiefly upon fish and the fruit of the algarroba, a species of ... From the algarroba they prepare an intoxicating liquor which rouses them to a ..."

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