A deciduous tree (Robinia pseudoacacia) of the pea family, native chiefly to the southeast United States but widely naturalized, having pinnately compound leaves, hanging clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers, flat brown pods, and strong wood.
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(plural black locusts)
A tree, Robinia pseudoacacia, in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to the southeastern United States, but widely planted and naturalized elsewhere in temperate North America, Europe and Asia; considered an invasive species in some areas.
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