girdler

noun
gir·​dler | \ ˈgərd(ᵊ)lər; ˈgə̄d(ᵊ)lə(r, ˈgəid- \
plural -s

Definition of girdler

1 : a maker of girdles
2 : one that girdles especially : an insect that feeds on bark and gnaws grooves about stems and twigs

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History and Etymology for girdler

Middle English girdeler, from girdel girdle + -er

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“Girdler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/girdler. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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