noun car·pen·ter·worm

Definition of carpenterworm

  1. :  the wood-boring larva of the American goat moth (Prionoxystus robiniae) that bores large galleries in livng trees and is especially destructive to oaks and locusts

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Origin and Etymology of carpenterworm

so called from its wood boring

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