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bor•er



Pronunciation: (bôr'ur, bōr'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/borer.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that bores or pierces.
2. Mach.a tool used for boring; auger.
3. Zool.
a. any of several insects that bore into trees, fruits, etc., esp. a beetle that bores into the woody part of plants.
b. any of various mollusks, worms, etc., that bore into wood, stone, coral, or shells.
4. a marsipobranch fish, as a hagfish, that bores into other fishes to feed on their flesh.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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