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increment borer

Alternative forms: =increment corer, n. =borer, n.

  • An auger-like instrument with a hollow bit and an extractor ("spoon"), used to extract thin increment cores from tree stems. (≈ Ford-Robertson 1971)
German: Zuwachsbohrer
French: tarière de Pressler
Italian: succhiello di Pressler
Spanish: barrena
Portuguese: sonda de Pressler

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