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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…
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