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English noun: locust

1. locust (animal) migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae


Broader (hypernym)acridid, short-horned grasshopper


Narrower (hyponym)Locusta migratoria, migratory grasshopper, migratory locust

2. locust (plant) hardwood from any of various locust trees


Broader (hypernym)wood


Substance meronymlocust, locust tree

3. locust (plant) any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae


Synonymslocust tree


Broader (hypernym)tree


Narrower (hyponym)black locust, clammy locust, courbaril, Gleditsia aquatica, Gleditsia triacanthos, honey locust, Hymenaea courbaril, Robinia pseudoacacia, Robinia viscosa, swamp locust, water locust, yellow locust


Member meronymFabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family


Substance holonymlocust









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