English - English Dictionary

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Few words

Locustidaeshort-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
family Locustidaeshort-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
locustmigratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
Locustaa genus of Acrididae
genus Locustaa genus of Acrididae
migratory locustOld World locust that travels in vast swarms stripping large areas of vegetation
Locusta migratoriaOld World locust that travels in vast swarms stripping large areas of vegetation
seventeen-year locustNorth American cicada; appears in great numbers at infrequent intervals because the nymphs take 13 to 17 years to mature
locus nigera layer of deeply pigmented gray matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson''s disease and with Huntington''s disease
locus classicusan authoritative and often-quoted passage
locusthe set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions; "the locus of points equidistant from a given point is a circle"
locusthe specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
locus of infectionthe specific site in the body where an infection originates
locusthe scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
locust beanlong pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
locust podlong pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute
locust treeany of various hard-wooded trees of the family Leguminosae
locustany of various hard-wooded trees of the family Leguminosae
locusthardwood from any of various locust trees
water locusthoney locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood
swamp locusthoney locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood
honey locusttall 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
bristly locustlarge shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers
moss locustlarge shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers
black locustlarge thorny tree of eastern and central United States having pinnately compound leaves and drooping racemes of white flowers; widely naturalized in many varieties in temperate regions