sawyer beetle

sawyer beetle
any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
Syn: ↑sawyer
Hyponyms: ↑pine sawyer
Member Holonyms: ↑Monochamus, ↑genus Monochamus

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  • sawyer — /saw yeuhr, soy euhr/, n. 1. a person who saws wood, esp. as an occupation. 2. Also called sawyer beetle. any of several long horned beetles, esp. one of the genus Monochamus, the larvae of which bore in the wood of coniferous trees. [1300 50; ME …   Universalium

  • sawyer — [ sɔ:jə] noun 1》 a person who saws timber. 2》 US an uprooted tree floating in a river but held fast at one end. [with allusion to the log s movement backwards and forwards.] 3》 a large insect whose larvae bore tunnels in wood. [Genus Monochamus… …   English new terms dictionary

  • long-horned beetle — noun long bodied beetle having very long antennae • Syn: ↑longicorn, ↑longicorn beetle • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • longicorn beetle — noun long bodied beetle having very long antennae • Syn: ↑long horned beetle, ↑longicorn • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • pine sawyer — noun large beetle whose larvae bore holes in pine trees • Hypernyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle • Member Holonyms: ↑Monochamus, ↑genus Monochamus * * * noun : any of several large beetles of the genus Monochamus ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bark beetle — The unrelated sawyer beetles (Monochamus) and some other wood boring beetle taxa (especially Cucujoidea) are sometimes called bark beetles too. Bark beetles Mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae …   Wikipedia

  • long-horned beetle — /lawng hawrnd , long / any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usually with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of living or decaying trees. Also called longhorn. [1830 40] * * * ▪ insect also …   Universalium

  • Monochamus — galloprovincialis Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Усач чёрный пихтовый — Взрослый самец …   Википедия

  • genus Monochamus — noun sawyer beetles • Syn: ↑Monochamus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cerambycidae, ↑family Cerambycidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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