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Subject:  Re: Hebrew for Carob: Charuv, or Boxer? Date:  4/11/2008  2:30 PM
Author:  elann Number:  16890 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?

Boxer? What's that, other than someone wearing boxing gloves? :-)
There isn't even an equivalent for the letter x in Hebrew, Yiddish, or Aramaic.

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