Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Boring with a terebra, as a hymenopterous insect; of or pertaining to the Terebrantia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Boring, or adapted for boring; -- said of certain Hymenoptera, as the sawflies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of an insect That bores

Etymologies

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Latin terebrans, -antis, present participle

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