stem borer

noun

Definition of stem borer

: an insect larva that bores in plant stems especially : a cerambycid larva of the genus Oberea

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“Stem borer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stem%20borer. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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