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sawfly

noun saw·fly \-ˌflī\

Definition of SAWFLY

:  any of numerous hymenopterous insects (superfamily Tenthredinoidea and especially family Tenthredinidae) with the female usually having a sawlike ovipositor and with the larva resembling a plant-feeding caterpillar

First Known Use of SAWFLY

1773
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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