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Sawfly

Saw´fly`
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of hymenopterous insects belonging to the family Tenthredinidæ. The female usually has an ovipositor containing a pair of sawlike organs with which she makes incisions in the leaves or stems of plants in which to lay the eggs. The larvæ resemble those of Lepidoptera.
Noun1.sawfly - insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
birch leaf miner, family Tenthredinidae, Fenusa pusilla, hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect, Tenthredinidae
Browse
Saw-wrest
Sawan
Sawarra nut
Sawbelly
Sawbill
Sawbones
Sawbuck
Sawceflem
Sawder
Sawdust
sawdust doll
sawdust saloon
sawed-off
sawed-off shotgun
Sawer
Sawfish
-- Sawfly --
Sawhorse
sawing machine
sawm
Sawmill
sawn-off
Sawneb
sawpit
Sawtooth
Sawtry
sawwort
Sawyer
sawyer beetle
Sax
Sax-tuba
Saxatile
Saxe
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