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Definition of carob noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carob

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkærəb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkærəb//
 
(also carob tree) Fruit
 
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a southern European tree with dark brown fruit that can be made into a powder that tastes like chocolate See related entries: Fruit Word Origin late Middle English (denoting the carob bean): from Old French carobe, from medieval Latin carrubia, from Arabic k̲arrūba.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carob