Meaning of hickory girdler in English:

hickory girdler

(also hickory twig girdler)

noun

rare
  • The twig girdler, Oncideres cingulata.

    The hickory girdler damages many species of hardwood tree, including hickory, pecan, and persimmon.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Alpheus Packard (1839–1905).