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- noun Any of various unrelated
insectsof the suborderSymphyta (the sawflies— not true wasps) whose larvaeare found in wood.
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wood + wasp
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Thus, for example, the president requested $330 million to deal with plant pests like the emerald ash borer, the light brown apple moth and the sirex woodwasp.
EarMark Kirk At It Again Ellen Beth Gill 2008
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