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locustnoun [C]

 us   /ˈloʊ·kəst/
any of several ​types of ​largegrasshoppers (= ​insects with ​wings and ​long back ​legs)found esp. in ​hotareas: a ​swarm of locusts
(Definition of locust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “locust”
in Spanish langosta…
in Vietnamese châu chấu…
in Malaysian belalang juta…
in Thai ตั๊กแตนขนิดหนึ่งมีหนวดสั้น…
in French sauterelle…
in German die Heuschrecke…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝗虫…
in Indonesian belalang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蝗蟲…
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