algarroba


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al·ga·ro·ba

or al·gar·ro·ba  (ăl′gə-rō′bə) or al·gar·ro·bo (-bō)
n.
1. See mesquite.
2. See carob.

[American Spanish algarroba, mesquite, from Spanish, carob, from Arabic al-ḫarrūba : al-, the + ḫarrūba, carob pod (from ḫarrūb, carob; see ḫrb in Semitic roots).]

algarroba

(ˌælɡəˈrəʊbə) or

algaroba

n
1. (Plants) another name for mesquite, carob
2. (Cookery) the edible pod of these trees
Also: algorrobo
[C19: from Spanish, from Arabic al the + kharrūbah carob]

al•gar•ro•ba

or al•ga•ro•ba

(ˌæl gəˈroʊ bə)

n., pl. -bas.
1. any of certain mesquites, esp. Prosopis juliflora, having pinnate leaves and yellowish flowers.
2. the beanlike pod of this plant.
3. the carob tree or fruit.
[1835–45; < Sp < Arabic al the + kharrūbah carob]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.algarroba - long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulpalgarroba - long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
carob powder, Saint-John's-bread, carob - powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute
carob bean tree, carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, algarroba, carob - evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
bean - any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
2.algarroba - evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible podsalgarroba - evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
algarroba, algarroba bean, carob, carob bean, locust bean, locust pod - long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
bean tree - any of several trees having seedpods as fruits
3.algarroba - mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeingalgarroba - mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis juliiflora, algarroba - mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela
bean - any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
4.algarroba - mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuelaalgarroba - mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
algarobilla, algarrobilla, algarroba - mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
References in classic literature ?
We set out early in the morning, and by midday reached the ravine of Paypote, where there is a tiny rill of water, with a little vegetation, and even a few algarroba trees, a kind of mimosa.
Referred to as algarroba, mesquite, carob, kiawe, or huarango in other regions, algarrobo is a leguminous tree native to western South America distinctly recognizable by its strikingly contorted trunks, tiny leaflets, yellow fruit pods, spreading growth form and dense reddish-brown heartwood (Gallaher and Merlin, 2010; Pasiecznik, 2001; Whaley et al.
En ocasion de la Visita realizada por Antonio Martinez Lujan de Vargas (1693), el encomendero Avila y Zarate se quejaba de las huidas senalando que debia conformarse con el trabajo de sus indigenas no mas de cuatro o cinco meses al ano "por ocupar en sus labransas, siembras y cosechas, guarda de ganados suios y cosecha de algarroba assi en este valle como en el de Calchaqui" [17].
La algarroba podia conservarse de tres maneras diferentes: como fruto, en harina o panes.
El nativo promedio puede tener y heredar campo; puede, inclusive, andar en una buena camioneta; pero no hizo la carrera de magisterio que lo habilita a integrar el plantel de la escuela con sueldo en blanco, obra social y vacaciones; no tiene los saberes para convertir su queso de cabra o su arrope de algarroba en un producto organico a los ojos del turista de verano; no hizo la carrera de diseno que le permitiria confeccionar la etiqueta del frasco, tampoco el curso de artes visuales en el Rojas con el que podria darse mana, y fundamentalmente no tiene el amigo disenador que se la confeccione y se la mande por mail "de onda".
Los frutos maduros de tres especies de algarroba procedentes de Bolivia (Prosopis chilensis (Molina) Stunz, P.
Tambien se proveian de chanar y algarroba en San Pedro de Atacama o Calama, en Chile.
La ternura, la hospitalidad, el humor, me alimentaron tanto como los banuelos con habas y el jugo de la algarroba.
Del mismo modo, labraron tierras de secano, parcelas en terrenos baldios o ganados a la montana, especializandose en el cultivo de cereza, almendra, algarroba y oliva.
sustentabanse de maiz y frijoles de muchas maneras y raices secas como la yuca, aunque silvestres y de mucha algarroba y chanar (.