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algaroba

noun al·ga·ro·ba \ˌal-gə-ˈrō-bə\\-bō\

Definition of algaroba

  1. 1 :  carob 1

  2. 2 [Mexican Spanish, from Spanish] :  mesquite; also :  its pods



Variants of algaroba

or

algarroba

play \ˌal-gə-ˈrō-bə\ or

algarrobo

play \-bō\

Origin and Etymology of algaroba

Spanish algarroba, from Arabic al-kharrūba the carob


First Known Use: 1577

Rhymes with algaroba


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