Pronunciation: (al"gu-rō'bu), [key]
1. any of certain mesquites, esp. Prosopis juliflora, having pinnate leaves and yellowish flowers.
2. the beanlike pod of this plant.
3. the carob tree or fruit. Also,al"ga•ro'ba.
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