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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·ga·ro·ba /ˌælgəˈrobə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ga·ro·ba n.  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.