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Definition of 'algarroba'


  1. long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
       Synonyms: carob carob bean algarroba bean locust bean locust pod
  2. evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
       Synonyms: carob carob tree carob bean tree Ceratonia siliqua
  3. mesquite pod used in tanning and dying
       Synonyms: algarrobilla algarobilla
  4. mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean islands from Mexico to Venezuela
       Synonyms: Prosopis juliflora Prosopis juliiflora

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