locust tree


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Noun1.locust tree - any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosaelocust tree - any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
courbaril, Hymenaea courbaril - West Indian locust tree having pinnate leaves and panicles of large white or purplish flowers; yields very hard tough wood
locust - hardwood from any of various locust trees
Gleditsia aquatica, swamp locust, water locust - honey locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood
Gleditsia triacanthos, honey locust - tall 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
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
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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two or three stories,) wide, neat, and free from any quaintness of architectural ornamentation; locust trees bordering the sidewalks (they call them acacias;) a stirring, business-look about the streets and the stores; fast walkers; a familiar new look about the houses and every thing; yea, and a driving and smothering cloud of dust that was so like a message from our own dear native land that we could hardly refrain from shedding a few grateful tears and execrations in the old time-honored American way.
All along the streets, on both sides, at the outer edge of the brick sidewalks, stood locust trees with trunks protected by wooden boxing, and these furnished shade for summer and a sweet fragrancer in spring, when the clusters of buds came forth.
It was idle, however, to imagine that an airy guest from Monument Mountain, Bald Summit, and old Graylock, shaggy with primeval forests, could see anything to admire in my poor little hillside, with its growth of frail and insect-eaten locust trees.
To add insult to injury, the buck next walked north until it reached an overhanging branch protruding from a honey locust tree where I had a stand last year (but not now), and proceeded to make a scrape.
1) Encouraging the locals to commit to afforestation by planting mao bamboo, Chinese pine, cedar, Prunus cerasifera, Chinese scholar tree, locust tree and cherry blossom to prevent soil erosion and land degradation.
His topics include Liu Yuan--the Master of the Locust Tree Studio, the ritual tradition of the Liumen movement and its liturgical canon, praxis and transmission in the Rayan tan ritual tradition, and a synopsis of titles and contexts.
It's a line of bricks laid end-to-end, which starts at the right-hand corner of the grand Georgian house - the Spital - that is the current clubhouse, follows the edge of a red gravel forecourt, passes excruciatingly close to a tall Locust tree and an Irish Yew, and then zig-zags away around the putting green.
It's a middle-aged locust tree, and it's now covered with about 20 paper wishes.
The most valuable honey sources are black locust tree (Robiniapseudoacacia L.
THE sunburst honey locust tree Gleditsia is an excellent lawn tree and its light golden canopy doesn't cast heavy shade, making it a useful plant for a sunny border and even a container in a hot spot.
The wind was picking up as the sun climbed higher, and it didn't take long before I flushed a pair of doves sitting in a small locust tree.
Daughter Saide kicks back on a swing beneath a venerable black locust tree that Gail's great-grandfather planted years ago.