Associations to the word «Locust»


LOCUST, noun. A type of grasshopper in the family Acrididae that flies in swarms and is very destructive to crops and other vegetation.
LOCUST, noun. A locust tree.
LOCUST BEAN, noun. A seed of the carob tree.
LOCUST BEAN GUM, noun. A vegetable gum extracted from the seeds of the carob (locust beans) and used as a food additive; chemically, it is a galactomannan
LOCUST BEANS, noun. Plural of locust bean
LOCUST BORER, noun. A kind of beetle.
LOCUST BORERS, noun. Plural of locust borer
LOCUST TREE, noun. Any of a number of similar looking trees in the genera Gleditsia and Robinia.
LOCUST TREE, noun. The honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos, a leguminous tree with pods having a sweet, edible pulp.
LOCUST TREE, noun. The black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, a leguminous tree with toxic pods, but useful for making honey.
LOCUST TREE, noun. (less common) The African locust bean tree (Parkia biglobosa).
LOCUST TREE, noun. The carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua.
LOCUST TREES, noun. Plural of locust tree

Dictionary definition

LOCUST, noun. Migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae.
LOCUST, noun. Hardwood from any of various locust trees.
LOCUST, noun. Any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae.

Wise words

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