peach twig borer

noun

Definition of peach twig borer

: the larva of a small gelechiid moth (Anarsia lineatella) that bores into the smaller twigs of the peach and other fruit trees

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“Peach twig borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peach%20twig%20borer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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