twig borer

noun

Definition of twig borer

: any of various small beetles or their larvae or the larvae of small moths that bore in twigs of trees or shrubs — compare apple twig borer, peach twig borer

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“Twig borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twig%20borer. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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