Definitions starting with B

ID #1541

borer

/bówra/ [cf. Vir. boora a disease that attacks sugar cane (Emanuel 1972:84); cf. BORE and Kogno -bola rot (Carter). adj. (of sugar cane) rotten; having black spots: The cane borer when it have a piece run through another color - it spoil (Nassau). (Black)

n. a boring worm. (San Sal., Mayag.)

Tags: adjective, agriculture, animal, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-09 04:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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