Brown seeds of an extremely picturesque tree known as the Carob tree, Saint John's bread The seeds weigh about 0.2 gram, and are the origin of the modern unit of mass known as the carat.
|Language or area||Name of seed||Name of unit, if different|
|Timbuktu, Djenné||giratu, bani, bouana|
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