from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The smaller corn-stalk borer, the larva of another phycitid moth, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, which sometimes bores into bean-stalks in the southern United States.
- n. One of-the vine root-borers.
- n. The red-shouldered sinoxylon, Sinoxylon basilare.
- n. Ampeloglypter sesostris. See vine-gall, 1.
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Cover the joints with fresh soil, to guard against injury by the vine-borer.