Carob

Carob, carob tree or shrub with edible pods, also used in landscaping.

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The carob (Ceratonia siliqua) is a flowering evergreen tree or shrub in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens and landscapes. The carob tree is native to the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. Portugal is the largest producer of carob, followed by Italy and Morocco. In the Mediterranean Basin, including the southern Atlantic coast of Portugal (i.e.

Locust bean gum
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Locust bean gum ... (LBG, also known as carob gum, carob bean gum, carobin, E410) is a galactomannan vegetable gum extracted from the seeds of the carob tree and used as a...

Carob moth
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Carob moth ... Carob moths are certain species of small snout moths (family Pyralidae). They are named for their caterpillars' habit of becoming a pest on stored fruits...

Carob (hieroglyph)
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Carob (hieroglyph) ... The vertical carob (Gardiner M29) and the vertical date (Gardiner M30) have identical meanings in the Egyptian hieroglyphic language of "sweet", and related...

Carob pod oil
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Carob pod oil ... Carob pod oil (Algaroba oil) is an edible oil pressed from carob beans, used medicinally. The fatty acid composition of carob pod oil is: "Carob@Everything2...

Locust tree
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Locust tree ... (Parkia biglobosa), which is also known as néré Also not commonly, the carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, whose pods are called locust beans. "Locust" comes...

Prosopis pallida
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Prosopis pallida ... kiawe (in Hawaii), huarango (in its native South America) and American carob, as well as "bayahonda" (a generic term for Prosopis), "algarrobo pálido"...

Honi HaMe'agel
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Honi HaMe'agel ... years?" One day Honi was journeying on the road and he saw a man planting a carob tree. He asked, "How long does it take [for this tree] to bear fruit?" The...

Pekmez
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Pekmez ... especially grape by boiling it with a coagulant agent like wood ashes or ground carob seeds. It is used as a syrup or mixed with tahini for breakfast. In Azerbaijan...

Legume
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Legume ... include alfalfa, clover, beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils, lupins, mesquite, carob, soybeans, peanuts, and tamarind. Legumes produce a botanically unique type...

Fineness
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Fineness ... discriminate differences in carob seed weight of around 5% by eye... suggesting that human rather than natural selection gave rise to the carob myth...

Theobromine
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Algarrobina
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Carat (mass)
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Mass
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Cream cheese
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Trail mix
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Algarve
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Galactomannan
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Grain (unit)
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