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tobacco beetle

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Definition of tobacco beetle in English:

noun

Another term for cigarette beetle.
Example sentences
  • With so many young cigars throughout the industry, the ubiquitous tobacco beetle has made a return.
  • If you notice a large number of pin holes in your cigar, this is an indication that tobacco beetles have visited.
  • Like the drugstore beetle the tobacco beetle is also related to the furniture beetle.

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