Wood borer

woodborer

[wood-bawr-er, -bohr-]
noun
1.
a tool, operated by compressed air, for boring wood.
2.
Zoology.
a.
borer ( def 3a ).
b.
borer ( def 3b ).

Origin:
1840–50; wood1 + borer

woodboring, adjective
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woodborer (ˈwʊdˌbɔːrə)
 
n
1.  any of various beetles of the families Anobiidae, Buprestidae, etc, the larvae of which bore into and damage wood
2.  any of various other unrelated invertebrates that bore into wood

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