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boll weevil

noun

: a small insect that feeds on cotton plants

Full Definition of BOLL WEEVIL

:  a usually grayish or brown weevil (Anthonomus grandis grandis) that feeds on the squares and bolls of the cotton plant

First Known Use of BOLL WEEVIL

1895
BOLL WEEVIL Defined for Kids

boll weevil

noun

Definition of BOLL WEEVIL for Kids

:  a grayish or brown insect that lays its eggs in cotton bolls

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