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false acacia

noun

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.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for false-acacia

false acacia

noun
1.
the locust tree See locust (sense 2)
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