Definition of Locusta

1. Noun. A genus of Acrididae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Locusta
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Acrididae, Family Acrididae, Family Locustidae, Locustidae
Member holonyms: Locusta Migratoria, Migratory Locust



Definition of Locusta

1. n. The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses.

Definition of Locusta

1. a spikelet [n -TAE] : LOCUSTAL [adj] - See also: spikelet

Medical Definition of Locusta

1. The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses. Origin: NL., cf. Locuste. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locusta

locus niger
locus of control
locus of infection
locus perforatus anticus
locus perforatus posticus
locust
locust bean
locust bean gum
locust beans
locust borer
locust borers
locust gum
locust pod
locust trees
locusta (current term)
locustae
locustal
locusted
locustella
locustellas
locustic
locusting
locustlike
locusts
locution
locutions
locutories
locutory
lod

Literary usage of Locusta

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1. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"I believe that it has never been described before. 11. locusta ... locusta chrysomelas of Gmelin, the A,'ri/,ilium marginatum of Olivier, ..."

2. Introduction to Entomology by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine (1860)
"... hinder legs green, the thighs spotted with white. A native of South America. locusta FLAVA. PLATE XVI. Fig. 2. Gryllus Flavus, Linn. ..."

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