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Noun: sawfly  'so,flI
  1. Insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant

Derived forms: sawflies

Type of: hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect

Part of: family Tenthredinidae, Tenthredinidae

Encyclopedia: Sawfly