What does algaroba mean?
The definition of algaroba
Al`ga*ro”ba, n.
Etym: [Sp. algarroba, fr. Ar. al-kharr. Cf. Carob.] (Bot.)
(a) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John’s bread.
(b) The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.