Anthonomus

noun
An·​thon·​o·​mus | \anˈthänəməs\

Definition of Anthonomus 

: a large genus of weevils (family Curculionidae) including a number of destructive pests of cultivated plants — see boll weevil

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History and Etymology for Anthonomus

New Latin, from Greek anthonomos feeding on flowers, from anth- entry 1 + -nomos (from nemein to pasture)

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