Definitions for water locust
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water locust, swamp locust, Gleditsia aquatica(noun)
honey locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood
a thorny leguminous tree (Gleditschia monosperma) which grows in the swamps of the Mississippi valley
Gleditsia aquatica, is commonly called water locust after its habitat of river swamps and slough margins. It is native to the Southeastern United States and adjacent regions. It is closely related to its family, the Locusts. Like the other locusts, it produces a pod. However, these pods usually only hold one seed. The leaves are usually Simple-Compounded, but sometimes appears Acacia.
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