Definition of Gleditsia
1. Noun. Deciduous trees: honey locusts.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caesalpinioideae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member holonyms: Gleditsia Aquatica, Swamp Locust, Water Locust, Gleditsia Triacanthos, Honey Locust
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gleditsia
Literary usage of Gleditsia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"(Robinia, Gleditsia, Prosopis.) The name Locust applies to species ... The black locust (Robinia pseudacacia), the honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Gleditsia L. Sp. PI. 1056. 1753. Large thorny trees, with evenly once or twice pinnate ... Gleditsia aquàtica Marsh. Water or Swamp Locust. (Fig. 2042. ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"THE HONEY LOCUST (Gleditsia) The black locust is sometimes called ... The honey locust belongs to the genus Gleditsia, sometimes spelled Gleditschia since ..."
4. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"Although it does not grow to the great size of the American species, the Japanese Gleditsia is, perhaps, a more beautiful tree. It is (see Plate xi. ..."
5. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"Root hairs of Gleditsia triacanthos become thick- walled and brown within a few days after they are produced. They persist as long as does the root ..."