turpentine borer

noun

Definition of turpentine borer

: a borer that is the larva of a buprestid beetle (Buprestis apricans) and that bores in pines in the southeastern U.S.

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“Turpentine borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turpentine%20borer. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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