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xylotomous

[zahy-lot-uh-muh s] /zaɪˈlɒt ə məs/
adjective
1.
boring into or cutting wood, as certain insects.
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xylotomous

/zaɪˈlɒtəməs/
adjective
1.
(of certain insects, insect larvae, etc) cutting or boring into wood
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