algarroba bean

algarroba bean
noun
long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
Syn: ↑carob, ↑carob bean, ↑algarroba, ↑locust bean, ↑locust pod
Hypernyms: ↑bean
Substance Holonyms: ↑carob, ↑carob powder, ↑Saint-John's-bread
Part Holonyms: ↑carob, ↑carob tree, ↑carob bean tree, ↑algarroba, ↑Ceratonia siliqua

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noun
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  • bean tree — noun any of several trees having seedpods as fruits • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑tonka bean, ↑tonka bean tree, ↑Coumarouna odorata, ↑Dipteryx odorata, ↑carob, ↑carob tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • algarroba — /ælgəˈroʊbə/ (say alguh rohbuh) noun 1. any of certain mesquites, especially Prosopis juliflora. 2. its bean like pod. 3. → carob. Also, algaroba, algarrobo. {Spanish, from Arabic al kharrūba. See carob} …  

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

  • 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

  • mesquite bean — noun : the pod of a mesquite (Prosopis juliflora) or its seed used for food by southwestern Indians compare algarroba 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

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

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