|Origin:||from a presumed derivative of 2768|
|In Greek:||keratiwn 1|
|In NET:||carob pods 1|
|In AV:||husk 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
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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