lesser peach tree borer

noun

Definition of lesser peach tree borer

  1. :  a clearwing moth (Synanthedon pictipes) whose larva bores into the wood of stone-fruit trees and especially the peach

Circa 1924

First Known Use of lesser peach tree borer

circa 1924


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