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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An insect that strips the leaves from plants.

Usage examples (7)
  • Tapinenthus dodoneifolius, and the defoliator Plecoptra reflexa.
  • Acacia decurrens is susceptible to the defoliator Acanthopsyche junode, but less so than Acacia mearnsii.
  • A diprionid sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) is the most serious defoliator of pine forests in northern Europe.
  • We've got the Malevolence and a defoliator in the span of one season. for more
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