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.
Influencia da posicao da semente (no fruto) na germinacao e no desenvolvimento vegetativo de leucena (Leucena leucocephala (LAN.) DE WIT) e algarroba (Prosopis juliflora (SW.) DC).
Al mismo tiempo que la Real Audiencia estaba viendo el caso de Diego Algarroba llego a esta un segundo caso, esta vez del cacique de Hualqui, que exigia la devolucion de sus tierras ancestrales y la nulidad de la orden de traslado que habia dado el corregidor de Chillan.
Tambien lo harian la molienda / machacado de estos y de frutos como la algarroba, tuna y nuez criolla para obtener pastas y harinas potencialmente empleadas en amasados sin fermentos y en bebidas refrescantes.
En la costa norte, la algarroba es el producto no maderable del algarrobo de mayor relevancia para la economi?1/2a local.