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Noun: locust  low-kust
  1. Migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
     
  2. Hardwood from any of various locust trees
     
  3. Any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae
    - locust tree

Derived forms: locusts

Type of: acridid, short-horned grasshopper, tree, wood

Part of: Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family

Encyclopedia: Locust, PA