Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs of the tribe Galegeæ, type of the subtribe Robinieæ; the locusts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of leguminous trees including the common locust of North America (Robinia Pseudocacia).

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Robinieae — the false acacia.

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  • noun deciduous flowering trees and shrubs

Etymologies

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For Jean Robin, French herbalist

Examples

  • Changes in phenology of the locust tree (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) in Hungary.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 5

  • Invasive Robinia pseudoacacia woodlands are widely spread.

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • The Robinia invasion of forested land is also creating great problems in the remaining natural forests.

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • Natural forests are highly disturbed by the invasion of the exotic black locust (Robinia pseudoacia).

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • Thanks to my reader, Veronica, I now know the identity of the mystery tree: Robinia pseuodoacacia, aka Black Locust or Witte Acacia.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • I researched a little bit more to see pictures, and it seems like the latin name for this one is "Robinia pseudoacacia" it's also called Black Locust and Witte acacia.

    Tree of Mystery

  • Thanks to my reader, Veronica, I now know the identity of the mystery tree: Robinia pseuodoacacia, aka Black Locust or Witte Acacia.

    Tree of Mystery

  • Honey: Bees harvest Robinia nectar to produce a honey regarded as one of the world's finest.

    Chapter 8

  • Allezyme variation in black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia).

    Chapter 8

  • The genus Robinia, with four species native to temperate regions of North America, is noteworthy for an ability to tolerate severe frosts.

    Chapter 8

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