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Noun: sawyer  so-yu(r)
  1. One who is employed to saw wood
  2. Any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
    - sawyer beetle

Derived forms: sawyers

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], long-horned beetle, longicorn, longicorn beetle, manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: genus Monochamus, Monochamus

Encyclopedia: Sawyer, Nebraska