Definition of Algarroba bean

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

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



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Literary usage of Algarroba bean

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1. At Home with the Patagonians: A Year's Wanderings Over Untrodden Ground from by George Chaworth Musters (1871)
"After dinner we all sat round the fire and took a mate, and some of an Indian sweetmeat, a yellow paste made from the algarroba bean pounded and mixed with ..."

2. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"... they appear to have acquired the art of extracting a good cider from the apples of the district, and also a stronger drink from the algarroba bean. ..."

3. The A.B.-Z. of Our Own Nutrition by Horace Fletcher (1903)
"... drink by chewing the algarroba bean and then spitting into a receptacle. In other parts of South America berries are chewed with the same object. ..."

4. Among the Indians of the Paraguayan Chaco: A Story of Missionary Work in by Wilfred Barbrooke Grubb (1904)
"When there is a superabundance of food at the ripening time Feasts and of the algarroba bean, or when there Dances. ]las Deen a great haul of fish, ..."

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