squash vine borer


noun

the larva of a clearwing moth, Melittia satyriniformis, that bores into the stems of squash and related plants.

Nearby words

  1. squash,
  2. squash bug,
  3. squash ladder,
  4. squash racquets,
  5. squash tennis,
  6. squash-blossom,
  7. squashable,
  8. squashy,
  9. squassation,
  10. squat

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