flatheaded borer

flatheaded borer
the larva of a metallic wood-boring beetle, having an expanded and flattened anterior end. Also called hammerhead.
[1880-85]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • flatheaded borer — noun or flathead borer Etymology: so called from its much enlarged and flattened thorax : any of numerous beetle larvae of the family Buprestidae that bore beneath the bark or in the sapwood of trees * * * the larva of a metallic wood boring… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatheaded apple tree borer — noun : a flattened elongate oval beetle (Chrysobothris femorata) bronze above and bright and brassy beneath that is widespread in hardwoods called also apple tree borer * * * /flat hed id/. See apple tree borer (def. 1). [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatheaded apple tree borer — /flat hed id/. See apple tree borer (def. 1). [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • flathead borer — noun see flatheaded borer …   Useful english dictionary

  • apple tree borer — noun : a beetle having larvae that bore in apple trees: a. : flatheaded apple tree borer b. : a large beetle (Saperda candida) brown striped with white above and dull white beneath that is especially destructive to apple and other fruit trees… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hammerhead — hammerheaded, adj. /ham euhr hed /, n. 1. the part of a hammer designed for striking. 2. a shark of the genus Sphyrna, esp. S. zygaena, having the head expanded laterally so as to resemble a double headed hammer, sometimes dangerous to swimmers.… …   Universalium

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