Translation of locust in Spanish:

locust

langosta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈləʊkəst//ˈloʊkəst/

noun

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    Zoology
    langosta feminine
    chapulín masculine Mexico
    • Song's work suggested that the desert locust colonized Africa from North America.
    • Vast swarms of locusts have swept over South Sulawesi in the past few days, destroying rice and secondary crops.
    • When you get back, you can eat wild locusts and honey and manna from heaven.
    • The biopesticide is not toxic to humans and kills only locusts and grasshoppers and a very limited number of other insects; it has no other environmental side-effects.
    • A swarm of desert locusts may consist of up to 50 billion individuals.
    • If they are allowed to survive for more than three weeks, these hoppers will grow wings and a new swarm of locusts will take to the skies in search of new vegetation to destroy.
    • Hot, dry weather across the region has created the ideal breeding grounds for the plague that, until now, has mostly advanced - like the locust's grasshopper cousin - by hopping and walking.
    • The fungus is deadly to locusts and grasshoppers but has proven harmless to other insects, plants, and animals - including people.
    • Although locusts and grasshoppers are identical in appearance, they differ in their behavior.
    • It is used routinely in Brazil to control spittlebugs on alfalfa or sugarcane, and one variety is now being applied widely in Africa against locusts and grasshoppers.
    • Insects such as the red locust, crickets, grasshoppers, and flying ants are collected in season and either fried with salt to make popular snacks or dried for later use.
    • We get confused because both cicadas and locust emerge periodically.
    • Under laboratory conditions, flying insects such as fruit flies and migratory locusts have powered stationary engines with their beating wings.
    • In Mauritania, adult locusts have been forming swarms in parts of the north and northwest where vegetation is drying out, and some of these swarms have been seen moving northwards towards Morocco.
    • He lived in the wilderness, wore clothes made of camel hair, and ate locusts and wild honey.
    • Members of the grasshopper family, including crickets, locusts, and katydids, hear with small disks near one of the front leg joints.
    • Many researchers have thought that Mormon crickets - and possibly grasshoppers - behave like their cousins, migratory locusts.
    • They watched with mounting concern as swarms of locusts began to sweep southwards from breeding grounds in North Africa.
    • These are known as periodical cicadas but are also commonly called 17-year cicadas, 13-year cicadas, or locusts.
    • Swarms of locusts damaged crops and pastures across the state during the autumn.
    • He was a wild sort of man who lived in the desert and ate locusts and wild honey.
    • Phase change causes the locusts to swarm over vegetation, behavior that has wreaked havoc on crops in Africa and the Middle East for centuries.
  • 2also locust tree

    (false acacia) acacia blanca feminine
    (carob) algarrobo masculine