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algarroba


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  algarroba 
  n  1:  long  pod  containing  small  beans  and  sweetish  edible  pulp; 
  used  as  animal  feed  and  source  of  a  chocolate  substitute 
  [syn:  {carob},  {carob  bean},  {algarroba  bean},  {locust 
  bean},  {locust  pod}] 
  2:  evergreen  Mediterranean  tree  with  edible  pods;  the  biblical 
  carob  [syn:  {carob},  {carob  tree},  {carob  bean  tree},  {Ceratonia 
  siliqua}] 
  3:  mesquite  pod  used  in  tanning  and  dying  [syn:  {algarrobilla}, 
  {algarobilla}] 
  4:  mesquite  of  Gulf  Coast  and  Caribbean  islands  from  Mexico  to 
  Venezuela  [syn:  {Prosopis  juliflora},  {Prosopis  juliiflora}] 




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