wood–boring

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adjective wood–bor·ing \-ˌbȯr-iŋ\

Definition of wood–boring

  1. :  excavating galleries in wood in feeding or in constructing a nest —used chiefly of an insect

1815

First Known Use of wood–boring

1815


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