locust bean

locust bean

locust bean EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun carob. a seed of a carob pod.

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  • Origin of locust bean First recorded in 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for locust bean Historical Examples of locust bean

  • The climate is mild, and not only the grape and olive, but dates, figs and the carob or locust-bean flourish.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4


  • He accepted a piece of locust-bean with leisurely condescension and watched us with quiet interest as he chewed.

    Punch, Volume 156, January 22, 1919.


  • The species Pteclobyum gives the “Locust-bean,” as sold at every little sweetmeat shop in London.

    The Philippine Islands

    John Foreman

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