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Subject:  Hebrew for Carob: Charuv, or Boxer? Date:  4/11/2008  1:00 PM
Author:  stevenjklein Number:  16887 of 23016

I happened to be reading the Wikipedia entry for Carob tree, and it gives the Hebrew name as חרוב.

I always thought the Hebrew word was pronounced boxer. Is that, perhaps, Aramaic? Or Yiddish?
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