false acacia


noun

Definition for false-acacia (2 of 2)

black locust


noun

Also called false acacia, yellow locust. a North American tree, Robinia pseudoacacia, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers.

Origin of black locust

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for false-acacia

false acacia


noun

the locust treeSee locust (def. 2)
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