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A spiny tree of the pea family, grown as an ornamental for its fern-like foliage.
- ‘Trees can be planted in pastures for nuts, fruit, or even animal fodder in the case of honey locust and its nutritious pods.’
- ‘When you're here, head straight to the honey locust tree, which stood right next to our 16th president on that cold, fateful day in November 1863.’
- ‘These extinct American herbivores once dispersed the seeds of such big-fruited plants as honey locust, Kentucky coffee tree, and Osage orange, all of which produce fruits that no native animal today regards as food.’
- ‘A favorite stroll in Riverside Park takes me past a row of honey locust trees.’
- ‘Now that it was night, he was unsure if it was a black locust tree or a honey locust tree; black locust trees' pods were toxic, honey locust's perfectly fine.’
- ‘Near the terrace of one of the college buildings was a row of planted thornless honey locust trees.’
- ‘American elm, honey locust, and box elder line the small creek, whose waters ultimately flow into the Iowa River.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.