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Meaning of CAROB

Pronunciation:  'karub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute
  2. [n]  evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
  3. [n]  long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute

CAROB is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: algarroba, carob bean tree, carob powder, carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, Saint-John's-bread
 See Also: algarroba, algarroba bean, algarroba bean, bean, bean plant, bean tree, carob, carob, carob bean, carob bean, carob powder, Ceratonia, food product, foodstuff, genus Ceratonia, locust bean, locust bean, locust pod, locust pod, Saint-John's-bread



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"ob\, n. [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp.
garrobo, al-garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharr[=u]b, Per.
Kharn[=u]b. Cf. {Clgaroba}.]
1. (Bot.) An evergreen leguminous tree ({Ceratania Siliqua})
   found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean; the
   St. John's bread; -- called also {carob tree}.

2. One of the long, sweet, succulent, pods of the carob tree,
   which are used as food for animals and sometimes eaten by
   man; -- called also {St. John's bread}, {carob bean}, and
   {algaroba bean}.