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elm bark beetle

noun

Definition of elm bark beetle

  1. :  either of two beetles (family Scolytidae) that are vectors for the fungus causing Dutch elm disease: a :  one (Hylurgopinus rufipes) native to eastern North America b :  one (Scolytus multistriatus) introduced from Europe into eastern North America



Circa 1909

First Known Use of elm bark beetle

circa 1909


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