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xylotomous (not comparable)
- That bores or cuts into wood, as with certain insects.
- Real estate agents in the southern U.S. routinely handle questions about the presence of xylotomous insects, primarily termites.
- Wooden structures in the tropics must be chemically treated to repel xylotomous pests.
- Isopterophobia is the fear of termites or other xylotomous insects.
that bores or cuts into wood