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Definition of the noun Algaroba

What does Algaroba mean as a name of something?

Algaroba is the vernacular name of the Prosopis pallida, a species of Prosopis.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Oceania

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Google previewGleanings in Bee Culture (1917)

ALGAROBA WOOD AS FUEL Algaroba is the chief source of fuel in the territory of Hawaii. It also makes excellent charcoal. In addition...

Google previewGentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle (1831)

by Sylvanus Urban (pseud. van Edward Cave.)

The Algaroba is a bushy wide-spreading evergreen, “which attains the size of a forest tree, and produces a pod resembling a gigantic kidney-bean. This is of a sweet flavour, and when dressed by the Moors, makes a dish by no means ...

Google previewGentleman's Magazine and Historical Review (1831)

The Algaroba is a bushy wide-spreading evergreen, " which attains the size of a forest tree, and produces a pod resembling a gigantic kidney-bean. This is of a sweet flavour, and when dressed by the Moors, makes a dish by no means ...

Google previewThe Gentleman's Magazine (London, England) (1831)

The Algaroba is a bushy wide-spreading evergreen, " which attains the size of a forest tree, and produces a pod resembling a gigantic kidney-bean. This is of a sweet flavour, and when dressed by the Moors, makes a dish by no means ...

Google previewCyclopedia of American agriculture (1907)

by L.H. Bailey

The algaroba is the main source of firewood in some districts. Bees derive an abundance of honey from the blossoms. Isolated specimens of rubber trees have been grown for some years. Recently, at least two companies have made efforts to ...

Google previewThe Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... (1831)

by Edward Cave, John Nichols

The Algaroba is a bushy wide-spreading evergreen, " which attains the size of a forest tree, and produces a pod resembling a gigantic kidney-bean. This is of a sweet flavour, and when dressed by the Moors, makes a dish by no meaus ...

Google previewHay and Straw Conservation (2000)

For Small-scale Farming and Pastoral Conditions by J. M. Suttie, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Algaroba is a multipurpose species which produces timber, firewood and honey, as well as edible pods. For pod production, it must be cultivated expressly for that purpose, in spaced rows to allow full flower production. The foliage is ...

Google previewThe Mid-Pacific Magazine (1912)

The algaroba is the honey- making tree, gives food for cattle, and grows out of the very rocks, disintegrating them and making rich soil. The cocoanut pro— vides man with food THE MID-PACIFIC.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

By some authors Algaroba is restricted to the Carob tree, Ceratonia Siliqua, which see. The U. S. Dispensatory, \$th Ed., says that Algarobilla is the pod of Balsamocarpon brevifolium, a drug containing 60 to 68 per cent, of tannin and a large ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

algaroba ( Puerto Rico); algarobba (Mexico); algarrabo (Colombia, Ecuador); algarrobo ( Mexico, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

algaroba The mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa); this Spanish name is often used in the Southwest for the mesquite but is actually a misnomer, for the ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

It is also known as honey locust, honey pod, algaroba, and has been introduced in the Hawaiian Islands, where it is highly prized for its timber, shade, and for its pods, which are an important stock food. In the United States the tree attains its ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

Algaroba bean=Ceratoniasiliqua, a plant called the bean tree, common in Southern Europe and Western Asia. Algaroth (Powder of), (al'ga-rotb). [V. Algo- roth, its discoverer] = Oxychloride of anti- mony=SbCl3,Sb203 ; used medicinally.

Google previewSupplement to Encyclopedia Britannica (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

CAROB TREE, ALGAROBA, Locusr TREE, and ST. JOHN'S BREAD (Arabic, Khamib, a carob), names applied primarily to an Old-\Vorld leguminous trcc havin awide geographical range. The carob tree. or Old-Worl algaroba, as generally ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

A term ALGAROBA applied by the old chemists to a salt composed of sal ammoniac and corrosive sublimate. It is poisonous. Alexandrian School. An academy for literature and learning of all kinds, instituted at Alexandria by Ptolemy, son of ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1G2A1R1O1B3A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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