Locust vs. Swarm

Locust vs. Swarm — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Locust and Swarm

Locustnoun

Any of various short-horned grasshoppers that sometimes migrate in immense swarms, devouring vegetation and crops.

Swarmnoun

A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion.

Locustnoun

A cicada, especially a periodical cicada.

Swarmnoun

A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.

Locustnoun

Any of several trees of the pea family bearing long pods, especially the black locust, honey locust, and carob.

Swarmnoun

An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass

A swarm of friends congratulated him.

Locustnoun

The wood of any of these trees.

Swarmnoun

A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place

a swarm of earthquakes.

Locustnoun

Any of the grasshoppers, usually swarming, in the family Acrididae that are very destructive to crops and other vegetation.

Swarmverb

To move or emerge in a swarm.

Locustnoun

especially, the migratory locust (Locusta migratoria)

Swarmverb

To leave a hive as a swarm. Used of bees.

Locustnoun

(Schistocerca americana) (does not swarm)

Swarmverb

To move or gather in large numbers

Shoppers have swarmed into the mall.

Locustnoun

(Chortoicetes terminifera)

Swarmverb

To be overrun; teem

a riverbank swarming with insects.

Locustnoun

(Nomadacris succincta)

Swarmnoun

A large number of insects, especially when in motion or (for bees) migrating to a new colony.

Locustnoun

(Locustana pardalina)

Swarmnoun

A mass of people, animals or things in motion or turmoil.

a swarm of meteorites

Locustnoun

(Schistocerca gregaria)

Swarmnoun

(computing) A group of nodes sharing the same torrent in a BitTorrent network.

Locustnoun

(Calliptamus italicus)

Swarmverb

(intransitive) To move as a swarm.

Locustnoun

(Dociostaurus maroccanus)

Swarmverb

(intransitive) To teem, or be overrun with insects, people, etc.

Locustnoun

(Nomadacris septemfasciata)

Swarmverb

(transitive) To fill a place as a swarm.

Locustnoun

(Melanoplus spretus) – extinct

Swarmverb

(transitive) To overwhelm as by an opposing army.

Locustnoun

(Austracris guttulosa) - Australia

Swarmverb

To climb by gripping with arms and legs alternately.

Locustnoun

(Anacridium spp.)

Swarmverb

To breed multitudes.

Locustnoun

A locust tree.

Swarmnoun

a moving crowd

Locustverb

(intransitive) To come in a swarm.

Swarmnoun

a group of many insects;

a swarm of insects obscured the lighta cloud of butterflies

Locustnoun

migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae

Swarmverb

be teeming, be abuzz;

The garden was swarming with beesThe plaza is teeming with undercover policemenher mind pullulated with worries

Locustnoun

hardwood from any of various locust trees

Swarmverb

move in large numbers;

people were pouring out of the theaterbeggars pullulated in the plaza

Locustnoun

any of various hard-wooded trees of the family Leguminosae