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English → English (gcide) Definition: Locust beetle Longicornia \Lon`gi*cor"ni*a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. longus long + cornu horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of beetles, including a large number of species, in which the antenn[ae] are very long. Most of them, while in the larval state, bore into the wood or beneath the bark of trees, and some species are very destructive to fruit and shade trees. See Apple borer, under Apple, and Locust beetle , under Locust. [1913 Webster] Locust \Lo"cust\, n. [L. locusta locust, grasshopper. Cf. Lobster.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged, migratory, orthopterous insects, of the family Acridid[ae], allied to the grasshoppers; esp., (Edipoda migratoria , syn. Pachytylus migratoria, and Acridium perigrinum , of Southern Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the United States the related species with similar habits are usually called grasshoppers. See Grasshopper. [1913 Webster] Note: These insects are at times so numerous in Africa and the south of Asia as to devour every green thing; and when they migrate, they fly in an immense cloud. In the United States the harvest flies are improperly called locusts. See Cicada. [1913 Webster] Locust beetle (Zo["o]l.), a longicorn beetle (Cyllene robini[ae] ), which, in the larval state, bores holes in the wood of the locust tree. Its color is brownish black, barred with yellow. Called also locust borer. Locust bird (Zo["o]l.) the rose-colored starling or pastor of India. See Pastor. Locust hunter (Zo["o]l.), an African bird; the beefeater. [1913 Webster] 2. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) The locust tree. See Locust Tree (definition, note, and phrases). [1913 Webster] Locust bean (Bot.), a commercial name for the sweet pod of the carob tree. [1913 Webster]


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