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gird·ler

 (gûrd′lər)
n.
1. One that makes girdles.
2. Any of several insects that chew circular bands around twigs or stems.

girdler

(ˈɡɜːdlə)
n
1. a person or thing that girdles
2. a maker of girdles
3. (Animals) any insect, such as the twig girdler, that bores circular grooves around the stems or twigs in which it lays its eggs

gir•dler

(ˈgɜrd lər)

n.
1. a person or thing that girdles.
2. any of several insects, as a beetle, Oncideres cingulata, that cut a groove around the bark of a stem, etc.
3. a person who makes girdles.
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