carob

noun car·ob \ ˈker-əb , ˈka-rəb \

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

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Origin and Etymology of carob

Medieval French carobe, from Medieval Latin carrubium, from Arabic kharrūba


CAROB Defined for English Language Learners

carob

noun

Definition of carob for English Language Learners

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


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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