keration <2769>

keration keration

Pronunciation:ker-at'-ee-on
Origin:from a presumed derivative of 2768
Reference:-
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:keratiwn 1
In NET:carob pods 1
In AV:husk 1
Count:1
Definition:1) a little horn
2) the name of the fruit, Ceratonia silqua or carobtree (called also
John's Bread [from the notion that its pods, which resemble those
of the "locust", constituted the food of the Baptist]. This fruit
was shaped like a horn and has a sweet taste; it was and is used
not only for fattening swine, but as an article of food by the
lower classes.
neuter of a presumed derivative of 2768; something horned, i.e.
(specially) the pod of the carob-tree:-husk.
see GREEK for 2768

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