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Noun: honey locust
  1. Tall usually spiny North American tree having small greenish-white flowers in drooping racemes followed by long twisting seed pods; yields very hard durable reddish-brown wood; introduced to temperate Old World
    - Gleditsia triacanthos

Derived forms: honey locusts

Type of: locust, locust tree

Part of: genus Gleditsia, Gleditsia

Encyclopedia: Honey locust