Xyleborus

noun Xy·leb·o·rus \zīˈlebərəs\

Definition of Xyleborus

  1. :  a large genus of small ambrosia beetles

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Origin and Etymology of xyleborus

New Latin, from Greek xylēboros eating wood, from xylē- (from xylon wood) + boros gluttonous, from bora food, meat — more at voracious


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