elm bark beetle

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elm bark beetle

noun

Definition of ELM BARK BEETLE

:  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

First Known Use of ELM BARK BEETLE

circa 1909

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