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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

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