pear bark beetle

noun

Definition of pear bark beetle

: a small beetle (Scolytus rugulosus) whose larva bores under the bark of the pear and other fruit trees (as the peach, plum, apple)

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“Pear bark beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pear%20bark%20beetle. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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