lesser peach tree borer

noun

Definition of lesser peach tree borer

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

First Known Use of lesser peach tree borer

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Lesser peach tree borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lesser%20peach%20tree%20borer. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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