carob tree
Carob Car"ob, n. [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp. garrobo, al-garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharr[=u]b, Per. Kharn[=u]b. Cf. {Clgaroba}.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen leguminous tree ({Ceratania Siliqua}) found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean; the St. John's bread; -- called also {carob tree}. [1913 Webster]

2. One of the long, sweet, succulent, pods of the carob tree, which are used as food for animals and sometimes eaten by man; -- called also {St. John's bread}, {carob bean}, and {algaroba bean}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Carob tree — Taxobox name = Carob Tree image width = 270px image caption = Carob pods ( top , unripe; bottom , ripe) image2 width = 270px image2 caption = Carob leaflets regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia …   Wikipedia

  • carob tree — noun evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob • Syn: ↑carob, ↑carob bean tree, ↑algarroba, ↑Ceratonia siliqua • Hypernyms: ↑bean tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Carob Tree Ranch — (Athienou,Кипр) Категория отеля: Адрес: Lykourgou 38, 7600 Athienou, Кипр …   Каталог отелей

  • Carob — Car ob, n. [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp. garrobo, al garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharr[=u]b, Per. Kharn[=u]b. Cf. {Clgaroba}.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen leguminous tree ({Ceratania Siliqua}) found in the countries bordering the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carob bean — Carob Car ob, n. [Cf. F. caroube fruit of the carob tree, Sp. garrobo, al garrobo, carob tree, fr. Ar. kharr[=u]b, Per. Kharn[=u]b. Cf. {Clgaroba}.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen leguminous tree ({Ceratania Siliqua}) found in the countries bordering the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CAROB — (Heb. חָרוּב, ḥaruv), the tree Ceratonia siliqua. Though not mentioned in the Bible it presumably existed in Ereẓ Israel in biblical times, as is indicated by its Hebrew name and by the fact that it grows wild in the Mediterranean regions of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • carob bean tree — noun evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob • Syn: ↑carob, ↑carob tree, ↑algarroba, ↑Ceratonia siliqua • Hypernyms: ↑bean tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Ceraton …   Useful english dictionary

  • carob — [[t]kæ̱rəb[/t]] carobs 1) N COUNT A carob or carob tree is a Mediterranean tree that stays green all year round. It has dark brown fruit that tastes similar to chocolate. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N n The dark brown fruit of the carob tree can be… …   English dictionary

  • carob bean — noun long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute • Syn: ↑carob, ↑algarroba bean, ↑algarroba, ↑locust bean, ↑locust pod • Hypernyms: ↑bean …   Useful english dictionary

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