Definition of Pine sawyer
1. Noun. Large beetle whose larvae bore holes in pine trees.
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Literary usage of Pine sawyer
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1. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"(Gen.) Piler. See Stacker. Piling strip. See Sticker. Pin dote. Small rotten spots on the ends of logs. (Gen.) pine sawyer. ..."
2. Digest of Decisions Under the Interstate Commerce Act, from 1908 by Herbert Confield Lust, Ralph Merriam (1913)
"... and the rate for the future between the same points should not exceed the current rate on yellow pine. Sawyer & Austin Lumber Co. v. St. LIM & S. Ry. ..."
3. Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1911)
"In practically every case great damage has been done to the fallen timber by the southern pine sawyer over the entire area covered by the storm. ..."
4. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"The pine sawyer is a large species that breeds in dead pine trees and often causes losses of millions of dollars in a single year. ..."
5. Ecology & Management of the Commerically Harvested American Matsutake Mushroom by David Hosford, David Pilz, Randy Molina, Michael Amaranthus (1997)
"The nematode is transmitted to living pines by the Japanese pine sawyer, a longhorn beetle. Invasion of vascular tissue by the nematode results in wilt and ..."
6. Bulletin by New York State Museum of Natural History, New York State Museum (1903)
"pine sawyer. Forest, Fish and Game Com. rep. 1 (for 1901). In press. Pine trees, sec Forest trees. Pine weevil. Felt. White Pine Weevil. ..."