Locusta

noun
Lo·​cus·​ta | \ lōˈkəstə \

Definition of Locusta

1 : a genus of short-horned grasshoppers including the common migratory locust of the Old World
2 in some especially former classifications : a variously limited genus of long-horned grasshoppers

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History and Etymology for Locusta

New Latin, from Latin, locust

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“Locusta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Locusta. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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