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false acacia

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noun
  1. black locust.
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black locust

noun
  1. 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.
  2. honey locust.
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Origin of black locust

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

false acacia

noun
  1. the locust treeSee locust (def. 2)
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