Tremex
Tremex Tre"mex, n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large hymenopterous insects allied to the sawflies. The female lays her eggs in holes which she bores in the trunks of trees with her large and long ovipositor, and the larva bores in the wood. See Illust. of {Horntail}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The pigeon tremex ({Tremex columba}), a common American species, infests the elm, pear, and other trees. [1913 Webster]


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  • tremex — ● tremex nom masculin Grand insecte hyménoptère symphyte, dont la larve creuse des galeries dans le tronc des hêtres et des peupliers …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tremex — ˈtrēˌmeks noun Etymology: New Latin, probably from Greek trēma hole + ex (as in Sirex) 1. capitalized : a genus of wood wasps (family Siricidae) with larvae that bore in weakened or dead wood of trees 2. es : any wood wasp of the genus Tremex …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tremex columba — Tremex Tre mex, n. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large hymenopterous insects allied to the sawflies. The female lays her eggs in holes which she bores in the trunks of trees with her large and long ovipositor, and the larva bores in the wood. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon tremex — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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