algarrobilla

noun al·gar·ro·bi·lla \ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈbē-ə\\ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\\ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈvē-ə\
variants: or

algarobilla

\ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈbē-ə\ or

algarobello

\ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\ less commonly

algarovilla

\ˌal-gə-(ˌ)rō-ˈvē-ə\

Definition of algarrobilla

plural

-s

  1. :  the seeds and pods of certain leguminous trees and shrubs (especially of Pithecolobium parvifolium, Caesalpinia brevifolia, and Prosopis juliflora) having astringent properties and used for tanning and dyeing

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Origin and Etymology of algarrobilla

American Spanish algarrobilla, from Spanish, carob tree, diminutive of algarroba


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