Origin of locust bean
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for locust bean
The climate is mild, and not only the grape and olive, but dates, figs and the carob or locust-bean flourish.
He accepted a piece of locust-bean with leisurely condescension and watched us with quiet interest as he chewed.
The species Pteclobyum gives the “Locust-bean,” as sold at every little sweetmeat shop in London.The Philippine Islands