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Word: defoliate

Definition: destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant


Sentences Containing 'defoliate'

"A. sexdens" along with a related species, "A. cephalotes" are the principal insect pests where they are found, destroying billions of dollars worth of crops with their ability to quickly defoliate and strip crops of anything useful to the ants.
These pests can defoliate a tree completely if present in large enough numbers.

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