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sawfly

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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

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