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grain weevil Syllabification: grain wee·vil

Definition of grain weevil in English:


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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