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Definition of Pear slug

Pear slug
Pear Pear (p[^a]r), n. [OE. pere, AS. peru, L. pirum: cf. F. poire. Cf. Perry.] (Bot.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below. Pear blight. (a) (Bot.) A name of two distinct diseases of pear trees, both causing a destruction of the branches, viz., that caused by a minute insect (Xyleborus pyri), and that caused by the freezing of the sap in winter. --A. J. Downing. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A very small beetle (Xyleborus pyri) whose larv[ae] bore in the twigs of pear trees and cause them to wither. Pear family (Bot.), a suborder of rosaceous plants (Pome[ae]), characterized by the calyx tube becoming fleshy in fruit, and, combined with the ovaries, forming a pome. It includes the apple, pear, quince, service berry, and hawthorn. Pear gauge (Physics), a kind of gauge for measuring the exhaustion of an air-pump receiver; -- so called because consisting in part of a pear-shaped glass vessel. Pear shell (Zo["o]l.), any marine gastropod shell of the genus Pyrula, native of tropical seas; -- so called from the shape. Pear slug (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a sawfly which is very injurious to the foliage of the pear tree.

Meaning of Pear slug from wikipedia

- The pear slug or cherry slug is the larva of the sawfly, Caliroa cerasi, a nearly worldwide pest. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his...
- insects include aphids, thrips, mites, bud moths, saskatoon sawflies, and pear slug sawflies. It is also a larval host to the pale tiger swallowtail, two-tailed...
- recent years. Variations with the name changed accordingly: Aussie mule: Pear vodka, lime juice, pineapple juice. Aussie mule: Bundaberg Rum. Berner mule:...
- larvae are slimy in appearance, and are sometimes referred to as "slugs" (e.g., the "pear slug") although they are insects rather than gastropods. The larvae...
- meaning "snap", which refers to the spirit usually being consumed in a quick slug from a small gl**** (i.e., a shot gl****). The German term Schnaps refers to...
- across and suck sap from many plants, especially indoor plants. The pear slug or cherry slug is a sawfly larva. The larvae cover themselves with dark glossy...
- the decline phytoplasma. The California Pear Sawfly (Pristiphora abbreviata, not to be confused with the Pear Slug Caliroa cerasi) is a minor pest here and...
- the red oak leaf miner (Profenusa alumna). In Alberta, the host is the "pear slug" (Caliroa cerasi), which is not a mollusc but the larva of a sawfly. However...
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