black locust

(redirected from False-acacia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

black locust:

see locustlocust,
in botany, any species of the genus Robinia, deciduous trees or shrubs of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) native to the United States and Mexico. The locusts have pendent clusters of flowers similar to the sweet pea; these are very fragrant in the black, or
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Black Locust

 

(in Russian, white acacia), false acacia {Robinia pseudpacacia), a tree of the family Leguminosae, often grown in the south of the USSR.

locust, black locust, red locust

Wood of the locust tree; coarse-grained, strong, hard, decay-resistant, and durable; used in construction, esp. for posts.