Locusta Wiki - What is the locusta?

What does the word locusta mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word locusta in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with locusta and anagrams of locusta.

Definitions of "locusta"

  • The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses. noun
  • The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses. noun
  • A genus of orthopterous insects founded by Linnæus (1748), made type of the Locustariæ of Latreille (1807). noun
  • [lowercase; pl. locustæ (-tē).] In botany, the spikelet of grasses. noun
  • a genus of Acrididae noun

The word "locusta" in example sentences

In most of our translations also of the Bible the word locusta is Englished a grasshopper, and thereunto (Leviticus xi.) it is reputed among the clean food, otherwise John the Baptist would never have lived with them in the wilderness.. [Of Savage Beasts and Vermin. Chapter XIV. [1577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; 1587, Book III., Chapters 4 and 6]

According to botanists, this may be Valerianella locusta, called Feldsalat in Germany, and in English corn salad or lamb's lettuce.. [The Girl in the Tower]

Fr. guerir, healed. heled, v., concealed. honeysuckle, n., a rendering of locusta as the name of. [The Golden Legend, vol. 3]

IN the spring about the middle of May, the black pied rice bird (which is called the male) appear in Pennsylvania; at that time the great yellow ephemera, called May fly, and a species of locusta appear in incredible multitudes, the favourite delicious food of these birds, when they are sprightly, vociferous, and pleasingly tuneful.. [Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.]

Had I not been a little acquainted with insects, and known that the grasshopper kind is not yet hatched, I should have hardly believed but that it had been a _locusta_ whispering in the bushes.. [The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1]

Like locusta, the unions gobbled up all of the seeds instead of being satisfied with the harvest.. []

Locusta on Social Media

Organic Traffics

Il Conte di Montecristo - Capitolo 101 - Locusta [Audiolibro] di @YouTube


【トノサマバッタ】 My locusta migratoria got into trouble for knocking up the female locust next door. うちのトノサマバッタがお隣のメスバッタを妊娠させてひと悶着起こした。


@DemocritoII: Locusta, la envenenadora al servicio de Agripina la Menor y Nerón. Vía @DaniEPAP


Locusta, la envenenadora al servicio de Agripina la Menor y Nerón. Vía @DaniEPAP


Macabre - Locusta アメリカのデスメタルなのです〜!タッピングを使ったリフが個性的なB級デスメタルをプレイしていますね!

About Locusta Comments


Locusta Word Data

  • Pronunciations
  • Character7
  • Hyphenation lo cus ta


No locusta synonyms found!


Arthropod genus


No locusta equivalents found!
Memory Professor


It is only when the mind and character slumber that the dress can be seen. (Ralph Waldo Emerson )
Online IQ Test