twig pruner

noun

Definition of twig pruner

: an American longicorn beetle (Elaphidionoides villosum) whose larvae bore in the twigs of various hardwood trees and cut them off as if pruned

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“Twig pruner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twig%20pruner. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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