algaroba

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

Definition of algaroba

1 :carob 1
2
[Mexican Spanish, from Spanish]
:mesquite; also :its pods

Origin and Etymology of algaroba

Spanish algarroba, from Arabic al-kharrūba the carob


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