Robinia

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robinia

(rəˈbɪnɪə)
n
(Plants) any tree of the leguminous genus Robinia, esp the locust tree. See locust2
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Noun1.robinia - deciduous flowering trees and shrubsRobinia - deciduous flowering trees and shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
bristly locust, moss locust, Robinia hispida, rose acacia - large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers
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
clammy locust, Robinia viscosa - small rough-barked locust of southeastern United States having racemes of pink flowers and glutinous branches and seeds
Translations

robinia

n (Bot) → Robinie f, → Scheinakazie f
References in classic literature ?
Mosfeia had disappeared from the horizon long ere this, and the Mandara country was developing to the gaze of our aeronauts its astonishing fertility, with its forests of acacias, its locust-trees covered with red flowers, and the herbaceous plants of its fields of cotton and indigo trees.
The locust-trees were in bloom and the fragrance of the blossoms filled the air.
Using materials such as paraffin, stones, fish scales, locust-tree thorns, and cotton thread, embroidering profiles and landscapes on balls of thread or other supports, her work can be extremely refined formally.