Definition of grain weevil in English:

grain weevil

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  • A weevil that is a common pest of stored grain, which is eaten by the larvae.
    • Sitophilus granarius, family Curculionidae
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    • 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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