wood-boring

adjective
wood-bor·​ing | \ˈwu̇d-ˌbȯr-iŋ \

Definition of wood-boring 

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

First Known Use of wood-boring

1815, in the meaning defined above

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