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OTHER WORDS FROM locustlo·cust·like, adjective
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Scientists weren’t sure what coaxed solitary migratory locusts of another species, Locusta migratoria, to congregate.
They started by identifying chemicals that gregarious locusts pump out.
When solitary locusts get together, they do more than hang out.
Traps laced with 4VA could concentrate locusts and make treatment with insecticides or pathogens much easier, especially if 4VA acts as an attractant in other species as well, like the desert locust.
Alternatively, locusts genetically engineered to lack this 4VA detector, and thus less likely to swarm, could also be introduced into populations as a control measure.
This spring, Israel found itself in the midst of a locust invasion.Cicadas, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Ants Among the Tastiest Insects|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I long for the day I no longer have to think about this pestilential little locust.
In refurbishing the park, the designers added 54 honey locust trees and one larger London Plane at the northeastern corner.
"No wonder things git pindlin' under this old locust-tree," Sophy heard him grumble.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Something sang in the sunny air above my head, and I flicked with my whip to drive the locust away.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
Oak and walnut trees abound upon this creek, besides elm, ash, and locust.
It bears a pod similar to that of the locust, to which it is related, containing eight to twelve beans.
Say, that's why they call a policeman's club his locust, ain't it?The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour|George A. Warren