Meaning of water locust

wa'ter lo"cust

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a spiny tree, Gleditsia aquatica, of the legume family, native to the southeastern coastal U.S., having pinnate leaves, greenish-yellow, bell-shaped flowers, and long-stalked, thin pods. Also called
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