Apion

noun
Api·​on | \ ˈāpēˌän \

Definition of Apion

: a large cosmopolitan genus of small long-beaked weevils including a number of serious pests of cultivated plants

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History and Etymology for Apion

New Latin, from Greek, pear; from the shape of the beak

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“Apion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apion. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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