Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of small beetles, of the family Anthicidæ.
  • noun Same as Xylobius, 1.

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Examples

  • Taiwan is implementing the new rules to prevent various pests from entering the country, such as Bursaphelenchus xylophilus †"a worm that infects pine trees â€" and the Asian long horned beetle †"a beetle from China that has already been found in the U.S. which has become a threat to hardwood trees and has no natural predators.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

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