Definition of grain weevil in English:

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grain weevil

noun

A weevil that is a common pest of stored grain, which is eaten by the larvae.
  • Sitophilus granarius, family Curculionidae.
Example sentences
  • For instance, a female grain weevil will bore into a wheat kernel to lay an egg.
  • The Grain Weevil cannot fly but is a tireless walker.
  • Grain Weevils infest stored grain products.

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