locust

locust(
lo
-
kihst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la langosta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The summer rain brought a swarm of locusts.La lluvia de verano trajo una nube de langostas.
b. el chapulín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The crops were destroyed by migrating locusts.La cosecha fue destrozada por chapulines migratorios.
2. (botany)
a. el algarrobo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(ceratonia siliqua or carob tree)
Locusts are primarily cultivated for their edible pods.El algarrobo se cultiva principalmente por sus vainas comestibles.
b. la acacia blanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(robinia pseudoacacia or false acacia)
We have a beautiful locust with long white garlands of flowers in our yard in Asheville, North Carolina.Tenemos una hermosa acacia blanca, con largas guirnaldas blancas de flores en nuestro jardín en Asheville, Carolina del Norte.
3. (culinary)
a. la algarroba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Locust is often used as a substitute for chocolate in a recipe.La algarroba se utiliza frecuentemente como sustituto del chocolate en una receta.
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locust
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la langosta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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locust [ˈləʊkəst]
noun
1 (Zool) langosta (f)
2 (Bot) algarroba (f)
modifier
locust tree (n) (false acacia) acacia (f) falsa; (carob) algarrobo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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