any of certain mesquites, especially Prosopis juliflora, having pinnate leaves and yellowish flowers.
the beanlike pod of this plant.
the carob tree or fruit.
Historical Examples

The skins are first dried in the sun, being pegged down with thorns of the algarroba tree.
At Home with the Patagonians George Chaworth Musters

She slipped away from the trunk of the algarroba and started off toward the clearing.
The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey

Even as the colossal one approached, Miguel Alvarado caught sight of the slim young nut-brown girl under the algarroba tree.
The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey

This algarroba wood is like iron and under water is almost imperishable.
Francisco Our Little Argentine Cousin Eva Cannon Brooks

another name for mesquite, carob
the edible pod of these trees

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