yucca borer

noun

Definition of yucca borer

1 : a California boring weevil (Scyphophorus yuccae)
2 : a large butterfly (Megathymus yuccae) of the family Hesperiidae whose larva bores in yucca roots

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“Yucca borer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yucca%20borer. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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