locust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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locustnoun [C]

uk   /ˈləʊ.kəst/  us   /ˈloʊ-/
a ​largeinsectfound in ​hotareas that ​flies in ​largegroups and ​destroysplants and ​crops: a swarm of locusts
(Definition of locust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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locustnoun [C]

 us   /ˈloʊ·kəst/
any of several ​types of ​large grasshoppers (= ​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)
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in Spanish langosta…
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in French sauterelle…
in German die Heuschrecke…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝗虫…
in Indonesian belalang…
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