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A deciduous tree (Robinia pseudoacacia) of the pea family, native chiefly to the southeast United States but widely naturalized, having pinnately compound leaves, hanging clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers, flat brown pods, and strong wood.
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a North American tree, Robinia pseudoacacia, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||black locust - strong stiff wood of a black-locust tree; very resistant to decay|
Robinia pseudoacacia, yellow locust, black locust - large 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
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
|2.||black locust - large 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|
black locust - strong stiff wood of a black-locust tree; very resistant to decay
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