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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lo•custˈloʊ kəst(n.)

  1. Category: Entomology

    Ref: Also called short-horned grasshopper.

  2. any of various cicadas, as the seventeen-year locust.

    Category: Entomology

  3. any North American tree of the genus Robinia, of the legume family, esp. R. pseudoacacia, having pinnate leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers.

    Category: Plants

  4. the durable wood of this tree.

  5. any of various other trees, as the carob and the honey locust.

    Category: Plants

Origin of locust:

1150–1200; ME < L locusta grasshopper



  1. locustlike(Adjective)

    Resembling or characteristic of a locust.


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