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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Algaroba \Al`ga*ro"ba\, n. [Sp. algarroba, fr. Ar. al-kharr?bah. Cf. Carob.] (Bot.) (a) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread. (b) The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico. [1913 Webster] algaroth