water locust

noun

Definition of water locust

: a honey locust (Gleditsia aquatica) growing in swamps and bottomlands of the southern U.S., producing short oval pods, and having dark heavy wood that takes a good polish

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“Water locust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20locust. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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