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Definition of the noun Algaroba

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

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Oceania

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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 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 (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 previewHawaii Reports (1893)

Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii by Hawaii. Supreme Court

Now the algaroba is a quick growing tree in this district, it is not a timber tree, not being used for house-building or similar purposes. It is too hard and too irregular to be out up into lumber. Its principal use is for firewood. We may presume that ...

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 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 previewGentleman's Magazine, Or Monthly Intelligencer (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 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 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 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 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 previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

Beers or wines were also made from the fruit of the mesquite tree, and from manioc, persimmons, plantains and bananas, honey, palm fruit and juice, sweet potatoes, algaroba, pineapples, and probably several dozen more vegetable sources.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Mexican mescal, Chaco algaroba(beer), and Japanese sake (rice wine) is so ancient as to be virtually untraceable. India In India the distillation of sura, ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1868)

by Sir Joseph Paxton

ALGARobA. See Prosèpis. ALGARoBA BEAN or CARoB. See Ceratónia. ALHAGI, Tournfort. The Arabic name of the plant. Linn. 17, Or. 4, Nat. Or. Fabaceae. Männa. These interesting plants must have - the protection of the greenhouse in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Algaroba, Ceratonia Siliqua L., Prosopis alba Griseb. Algernonia Baill. Euphorbiaceae (A. II. 7). 8 Brazil. Alguelaguen Feuill. = Sphacele Benth. (Labiat). Alnagi Touin. ex Adans. Leguminosae (m. 7). 3 Medit., W. As. Thorny xero. ; the rootstock ...

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

This substance is called by tho Spaniards Algaroba, ...

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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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