algaroba

noun
al·ga·ro·ba | \ ˌal-gə-ˈrō-bə \
variants: or algarroba or algarrobo \-bō \

Definition of algaroba 

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

First Known Use of algaroba

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for algaroba

Spanish algarroba, from Arabic al-kharrūba the carob

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