noun bor·er \ˈbr-ər\

: an insect that digs holes in the woody parts of plants

Full Definition of BORER

:  a tool used for boring
a :  shipworm
b :  an insect that bores in the woody parts of plants

First Known Use of BORER

14th century
July 27, 2015
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to move off course or to alternate
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