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St. John's-bread

[jonz-bred] /ˈdʒɒnzˌbrɛd/
noun
1.
carob (def 2).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Saint John's bread

noun
1.
another name for carob (sense 2)
Word Origin
C16: so called because its beans were thought to be the "locusts" that John the Baptist ate in the desert
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