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2 entries found for locust.
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Main Entry: lo·cust
Pronunciation: primarystresslomacr-kschwast
Function: noun
1 a : SHORT-HORNED GRASSHOPPER; especially : a grasshopper that often migrates in vast swarms and eats up the plants in its course b : CICADA
2 a : any of various trees of the legume family with hard wood b : the wood of a locust
[locust illustration]

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