: a genus of sawflies including forms that in the larval stage feed on and often cause serious defoliation of pines and other conifers

Word History


New Latin, from ne- + Diprion, genus of sawflies, from di- + -prion

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“Neodiprion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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