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Definition of Locust


  1. Any one of numerous species of long-winged, migratory, orthopterous insects, of the family Acrididae, allied to the grasshoppers; esp., (Edipoda, / 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.
  2. The locust tree. See Locust Tree (definition, note, and phrases).

Locust Translations

locust in Dutch is sprinkhaan
locust in French is sauterelle
locust in German is Heuschrecke
locust in Spanish is saltamontes