Ter"e*bra (?), n.; pl. E. Terebras (#), L. Terebrae (#). [L., a borer.]

1. Zool.

A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also auger shell.

2. Zool.

The boring ovipositor of a hymenopterous insect.


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