Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “carob”

See all translations

carob

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkær.əb/ us    /ˈker-/
(the dark brown seeds that are like beans of) a Mediterranean tree: Carob is sometimes used in sweet foods as a healthier alternative to chocolate.
Translations of “carob”
in Chinese (Traditional) (產於地中海地區的)角豆樹,角豆莢…
in Chinese (Simplified) (产于地中海地区的)角豆树,角豆荚…
(Definition of carob from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of carob?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More