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peach tree borer

noun

Definition of peach tree borer

  1. :  a blue-black clearwing moth (Synanthedon exitiosa syn. Sanninoidea exitiosa) with the female having an orange band on the abdomen and whose white brown-headed larva bores in the wood of stone fruit trees (as the peach)



1850

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1850


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