carob carob  /ˈkɛ rəb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
  2. (n) evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
  3. (n) powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute

Usage(s):

  1. Baker Bil Hess hustles fresh strawberry-carob cookies out of the oven, replacing them with a sugar-free carrot cake.
  2. In Kansas City, Missouri, Dan Dye, co-owner of Three Dog Bakery, says boxes of carob-coated reindeer and other savories baked by trained pastry chefs sell briskly for $12 a dozen.

News

  • Gebert Contemporary Opens Exhibit Of Art Works By Michelle Stuhl & Howard Werner

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gebert Contemporary is featuring the innovative artwork of Michelle Stuhl and Howard Werner in a much-anticipated exhibition from February 6th 2014, through March 8th, 2014. Stuhl is presenting a body of work using different mediums from her previous shows. Werner's sculptures will be mostly made of palm, mesquite and carob.   Stuhl's pieces are ...
    on February 18, 2014     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "The symptoms of desertification are undeniable," said Antonio Badan, a local vintner and an oceanographer at CICESE, Mexico's Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education. "Olive trees and carob trees are dying. The tomato farms are...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Antonio Source: Free Internet Press

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