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carob

noun car·ob \ˈker-əb, ˈka-rəb\

: the fruit of a Mediterranean tree that can be prepared to taste similar to chocolate and is used in various foods

Full Definition of CAROB

1
:  a Mediterranean evergreen leguminous tree (Ceratonia siliqua) with racemose red flowers
2
:  a pod of the carob tree or its sweet pulp having a flavor similar to that of chocolate

Origin of CAROB

Middle French carobe, from Medieval Latin carrubium, from Arabic kharrūba
First Known Use: 1548

Rhymes with CAROB

Medical Dictionary

carob

noun car·ob \ˈkar-əb\

Medical Definition of CAROB

1
:  a Mediterranean evergreen leguminous tree (Ceratonia siliqua) with racemose red flowers
2
:  a carob pod; also :  its sweet pulp

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