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Meaning of lesser peach tree borer

less'er peach' tree" bor"er

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the larva of a clearwing moth, Synanthedon pictipes, distributed throughout the eastern U.S. and Canada but most prevalent in the South, that burrows into the injured trunks and branches of stone fruit trees.
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