Definition of Locust bean

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




Definition of Locust bean

1. Noun. A seed of the carob tree. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locust Bean

locums
locus
locus ceruleus
locus cinereus
locus coeruleus
locus control region
locus ferrugineus
locus minoris resistentiae
locus niger
locus of control
locus of infection
locus perforatus anticus
locus perforatus posticus
locust
locust bean (current term)
locust bean gum
locust beans
locust borer
locust borers
locust gum
locust pod
locust trees
locusta
locustae
locustal
locusted
locustella
locustellas

Literary usage of Locust bean

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1. Medical jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, Edward Hartshorne (1861)
"... OIL — CASTOR SEEDS — COLCHICUM— HELLEBORE—OIL OF TURPENTINE—OIL OF TAR—MOULDY BREAD—ERGOT OF RTE—CAROB OR locust bean. General Remarks. ..."

2. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1901)
""'locust bean meal, which Mr. Barwell claims to be tho chief constituent of ... locust bean meal has only 6 per cent of protein, and, in order to make a ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear by Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1891)
"The bean was what is known as a locust bean, very hard, "the surface is essentially as hard ... A locust bean measures 10 mm. in length, 7 mm. ia breadth, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear: Including a Sketch of Aural by Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1885)
"The bean was what is known as a locust bean, very hard, "the surface is essentially as hard ... A locust bean measures 10 mm. in length, 7 mm. in breadth, ..."

5. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1874)
"The attention of the stock-feeder is directed to the subjoined analysis of a sample of locust-bean meal, lately sent to the Laboratory by a member of the ..."

6. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(3) Positive for xanthan gum when subjected to the following procedure: LOCUST BEAN GUM GEL TEST Blend on a weighing paper or in a weighing pan 1.0 gram of ..."

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