tremex

noun
tre·mex | \ ˈtrēˌmeks \

Definition of tremex 

1 capitalized : a genus of wood wasps (family Siricidae) with larvae that bore in weakened or dead wood of trees

2 plural -es : any wood wasp of the genus Tremex

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History and Etymology for tremex

New Latin, probably from Greek trēma hole + -ex (as in Sirex)

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