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American English: /ˈwivəl/
British English: /ˈwiːv(ə)l/
, /ˈwiːvɪl/

Translation of weevil in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Weevils bore through the stem and eat the pith within, and beetle larvae bore through the roots.
    • Although they are more usually a problem with plants grown in pots, vine weevils will attack plants growing out in the garden.
    • I was surprised when the Royal Horticultural Society named the vine weevil as the worst pest in the garden last year.

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