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1) locust, in botany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Leguminosae (pulse family) native to the United States and Mexico. The locusts have pendent clusters of flowers similar to the sweet pea; these are very fragrant...

2) locust, in zoology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Like other members of this family, locusts have antennae shorter than their bodies, song-producing organs on the forewings and hind legs, and hind legs well developed...

3) honey locust. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gleditsia triacanthos) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to the eastern half of the United States but planted as a shade tree in many regions of the...

4) black locust. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...black locust, see locust....

5) seventeen-year locust. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...seventeen-year locust, see cicada....

6) thorn, in botany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...thorn, in botany, sharp-pointed projection on some plants, usually protective in function. Botanically, thorns are distinguished as modified stems (as in the honey...

7) Joel, book of the Bible. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Day of the Lord-a day on which the faithful will be vindicated while the Gentile enemies of the people of God will be overthrown. H. W. Wolff, Joel and Amos (1977);...

8) borer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Among insects, some borers are beetles, e.g., the flatheaded apple-tree borer, a serious pest of many shade and fruit trees; the roundheaded apple-tree borer; and...

9) carob. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ceratonia siliqua) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to Mediterranean regions but cultivated in other warm climates, including Florida and California....

10) pheromones. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sex attractant pheromones, secreted by a male or female to attract the opposite sex, are widespread among insects. The pheromones produced by males include a substance...

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