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

 car·ob /ˈkærəb/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 car·ob /ˈkærəb/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ob n.
 1. Bot. An evergreen leguminous tree (Ceratania Siliqua) found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean; the St. John's bread; -- called also carob tree.
 2. One of the long, sweet, succulent, pods of the carob tree, which are used as food for animals and sometimes eaten by man; -- called also St. John's bread, carob bean, and algaroba bean.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp;
           used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
           [syn: carob bean, algarroba bean, algarroba, locust
           bean, locust pod]
      2: evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical
         carob [syn: carob tree, carob bean tree, algarroba,
         Ceratonia siliqua]
      3: powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree;
         used as a chocolate substitute [syn: carob powder, Saint-John's-bread]