caroba

noun ca·ro·ba \kəˈrōbə\

Definition of caroba

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the leaflets of any of certain trees of the family Bignoniaceae (especially Jacaranda procera and Cybistax antisyphilitica) used in Brazil as a remedy for syphilis

  2. 2 :  carob 2

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Origin and Etymology of caroba

Portuguese, caroba tree, from Tupi caa-roba


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