algaroba

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noun al·ga·ro·ba \ˌal-gə-ˈrō-bə\
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algarroba

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algarrobo

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Definition of algaroba

  1. 1 :  carob 1

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

Origin and Etymology of algaroba

Spanish algarroba, from Arabic al-kharrūba the carob


First Known Use: 1577

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