Synonyms
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1. locust

noun. ['ˈloʊkəst'] migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae.

Synonyms

  • acridid
  • Locusta migratoria
  • migratory grasshopper
  • short-horned grasshopper

Etymology

  • langouste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • locusta (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Locust

  • unfocused
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  • focussed
  • focused

How do you pronounce locust?

Pronounce locust as ˈloʊkəst.

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Example sentences of the word locust


1. Noun, singular or mass
A female locust will lay anywhere between one and three egg pods at one time.

2. Foreign word
), box elder (Acer negundo), locust (Robinia spp.

3. Adjective
Diseases that affect locust tree varieties include canker, leaf spot, and powdery mildew.

2. locust

noun. ['ˈloʊkəst'] hardwood from any of various locust trees.

Synonyms

  • wood

Etymology

  • langouste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • locusta (Latin)

3. locust

noun. ['ˈloʊkəst'] any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae.

Synonyms

  • Robinia viscosa
  • black locust
  • family Fabaceae
  • family Leguminosae
  • pea family
  • swamp locust
  • Hymenaea courbaril
  • Gleditsia triacanthos
  • tree
  • legume family
  • water locust
  • clammy locust
  • Gleditsia aquatica
  • yellow locust
  • locust tree
  • Robinia pseudoacacia
  • honey locust
  • Leguminosae
  • courbaril

Etymology

  • langouste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • locusta (Latin)
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