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borer British & World English

A worm, mollusc, insect, or insect larva which bores into wood, other plant material, or rock

corn borer British & World English

A moth whose larvae feed upon and bore into maize

grain borer British & World English

A beetle that feeds on grain and rice and is a common pest of granaries and flour mills

rock borer British & World English

Any of a number of burrowing bivalve molluscs which bore into rock and other hard materials, in particular:

pinhole borer British & World English

The larva of an ambrosia beetle, which makes minute round holes in timber

European corn borer in corn borer British & World English

A moth whose larvae feed upon and bore into maize

lesser grain borer in grain borer British & World English

A beetle that feeds on grain and rice and is a common pest of granaries and flour mills