Definition of Sawflies

1. Noun. (plural of sawfly) ¹



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Definition of Sawflies

1. sawfly [n] - See also: sawfly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sawflies

sawdust saloon
sawdust trail
sawdusted
sawdusts
sawdusty
sawe
sawed
sawed-off
sawed-off shotgun
sawed off
sawer
sawers
sawest
sawfish
sawfishes
sawflies (current term)
sawfly
sawhorse
sawhorses
sawing
sawing machine
sawings
sawlike
sawlog
sawlogs
sawm
sawmill
sawmills

Literary usage of Sawflies

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1. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"sawflies As very few of the Hymenoptera feed on plant tissues, a comparatively ... Of these the most important belong to the great family of sawflies ..."

2. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"sawflies As very few of the Hymenoptera feed on plant tissues, a comparatively ... Of these the most important belong to the great family of sawflies ..."

3. The Natural History of Insects by James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood (1835)
"THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VARIOUS SPECIES OF sawflies. An account of the Ovipositor, and Sawing Apparatus—An account of the Rose Sawfly—Description of their ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"... sawflies FROM COLORADO. BY SA ROHWER, BOULDER, COLORADO. The following descriptions are based principally on material collected by myself during the ..."

5. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1906)
"On the Maturation and Early Development of the Unfertilized Egg In certain sawflies (Tenthredinidae). By L. DONCASTER, MA, King's College*. ..."

6. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1879)
"LIFE-HISTORIES OF sawflies, Translated from the Dutch of DK. ... 62, and is also mentioned by Hartig in his well-known work on sawflies, at page 282. ..."

7. Butterflies and Bees: The Insect Folk : Volume II by Margaret Warner Morley (1905)
"The larva of some of the sawflies look like caterpillars, only they have from twelve to sixteen prolegs, while true caterpillars, as you know, ..."

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