Karob

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Karob The twenty-fourth part of a grain; -- a weight used by goldsmiths.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n karob Among goldsmiths, the twenty-fourth part of a grain. Compare carat.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Karob kar′ob among goldsmiths, the twenty-fourth part of a grain.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Carat

Usage

In literature:

From it we learn that the native form of the name of Canopus was Karob.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
***