meaning of Algaroba

Algaroba meaning in General Dictionary

The Carob a leguminous tree of this Mediterranean region also its delicious beans or pods known as St Johns bread

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  • The Carob, a leguminous tree associated with Mediterranean area; additionally, its edible beans or pods, labeled as St. John's loaves of bread.
  • The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree discovered from California to Buenos Ayres; additionally, its nice, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is gathered from tree in Tx and Mexico.

Algaroba meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean area; in addition, its delicious beans or pods, called St. John's breads.

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  • (n.) The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a little tree found from Ca to Buenos Ayres; also, its nice, pulpy pods. A very important gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from tree in Tx and Mexico.

Sentence Examples with the word Algaroba

On the leeward side, from near the sea level to elevations of 1500 ft., and on ground that was formerly barren, the algaroba tree has formed dense forests since its introduction in 1837.

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