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ˈkær əbcarob

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carob, carob bean, algarroba bean, algarroba, locust bean, locust podnoun

    long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute

  2. carob, carob tree, carob bean tree, algarroba, Ceratonia siliquanoun

    evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob

  3. carob, carob powder, Saint-John's-breadnoun

    powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute

Wiktionary

  1. carobnoun

    An evergreen shrub or tree, Ceratonia siliqua, native to the Mediterranean region.

    Etymology: From French carobe, ultimately from Arabic الخروب, from Assyrian kharubu.

  2. carobnoun

    the fruit of that tree.

    Etymology: From French carobe, ultimately from Arabic الخروب, from Assyrian kharubu.

  3. carobnoun

    a sweet chocolate-like confection made with the pulp of the fruit.

    Etymology: From French carobe, ultimately from Arabic الخروب, from Assyrian kharubu.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carobnoun

    an evergreen leguminous tree (Ceratania Siliqua) found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean; the St. John's bread; -- called also carob tree

    Etymology: [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp. garrobo, al-garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharrb, Per. Kharnb. Cf. Clgaroba.]

  2. Carobnoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp. garrobo, al-garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharrb, Per. Kharnb. Cf. Clgaroba.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carob

    kar′ob, n. the algaroba or locust-tree, a tree of the order Leguminosæ, native to the Mediterranean countries. [Through Fr. from Ar. kharrūbah.]

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  1. carbo, COBRA, cobra, CORBA

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carob in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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