skeletonizer

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noun skel·e·ton·iz·er \-ˌī-zər\

Definition of skeletonizer

  1. :  any of various lepidopteran larvae that eat the parenchyma of leaves reducing them to a skeleton of veins

Circa 1891

First Known Use of skeletonizer

circa 1891


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