pistol casebearer

noun

: a casebearer that makes a curved case
specifically : one that is the larva of a small North American moth (Coleophora malivorella) and that feeds on the foliage of various fruit trees

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“Pistol casebearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pistol%20casebearer. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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