from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A day-moth, Ægeria exitiosa, of the family Æg eriidæ, the female of which lays eggs in June on the bark of peach-trees, near the ground.
  • n. A buprestid beetle, Dicerca divaricata, whose larva bores through the bark and lives in the sapwood of the peach and cherry. Also peach-tree borer.


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