Definition of Swamp locust

1. Noun. Honey locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood.

Exact synonyms: Gleditsia Aquatica, Water Locust
Generic synonyms: Locust, Locust Tree
Group relationships: Genus Gleditsia, Gleditsia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Locust

swamp candles
swamp chestnut oak
swamp cooler
swamp cottonwood
swamp cypress
swamp dewberry
swamp fever
swamp fly honeysuckle
swamp gum
swamp hare
swamp hickory
swamp honeysuckle
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust (current term)
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow
swamp sunflower

Literary usage of Swamp locust

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"MORRIS RUN swamp locust. See LOCUST. SWAMP RABBIT, or WATER HARE See HARES. SWAMP SASSAFRAS. See MAGNOLIA. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... swamp locust (G. aquatica) of Florida, which has enormous spines and reddish flat oval pods; and the well- known and widely-planted honey locust or ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... or swamp locust. Tree, to 80 ft. with mostly simple spines: Ivs. pinnate, with l'J-18 ovate-oblong, crenulate Ifts., ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"MORRIS RUN swamp locust. See LOCUST. SWAMP RABBIT, or WATER HARE See HARES. SWAMP SASSAFRAS. See MAGNOLIA. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... swamp locust (G. aquatica) of Florida, which has enormous spines and reddish flat oval pods; and the well- known and widely-planted honey locust or ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... or swamp locust. Tree, to 80 ft. with mostly simple spines: Ivs. pinnate, with l'J-18 ovate-oblong, crenulate Ifts., ..."

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